Speech on Patriotism (Document 3), item 22

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gave up and sent its sewage

back into Lake Michigan.

Would this have settled this

disagreement on its merits?

Would this have proved that the

sewage of Chicago did or did

not contaminate St. Louis?

Certainly not. It would

only have proved that for

the time being, Missouri

had the more powerful army

which could accomplish

what it undertook to do.

No, what Missouri did

was what any rational

person, corporation or

state would do. It instituted

a case in the U.S. Federal

Courts to determine what the

rights of Illinois and Chicago

were. The laws of riparian



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21/

gave up and sent its sewage

back into Lake Michigan.

Would this have settled this

disagreement on its merits?

Would this have proved that the

sewage of Chicago did or did

not contaminate St. Louis?

Certainly not. It would

only have proved that for

the time being, Missouri

had the more powerful army

which could accomplish

what it undertook to do.

No, what Missouri did

was what any rational

person, corporation or

state would do. It instituted

a case in the U.S. Federal

Courts to determine what the

rights of Illinois and Chicago

were. The laws of riparian




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  • November 18, 2017 03:58:06 Thomas A. Lingner

    21/

    gave up and sent its sewage

    back into Lake Michigan.

    Would this have settled this

    disagreement on its merits?

    Would this have proved that the

    sewage of Chicago did or did

    not contaminate St. Louis?

    Certainly not. It would

    only have proved that for

    the time being, Missouri

    had the more powerful army

    which could accomplish

    what it undertook to do.

    No, what Missouri did

    was what any rational

    person, corporation or

    state would do. It instituted

    a case in the U.S. Federal

    Courts to determine what the

    rights of Illinois and Chicago

    were. The laws of riparian



  • July 5, 2017 17:23:07 Annick Rodriguez

    21/

    gave up and sent its sewage

    back into Lake Michigan

    Would this have [insert] settled [/insert] solved this

    disagreement on its merits?

    Would this have proved that the

    sewage of Chicago did or did

    not contain  irate St. Louis?

    Certainly not. It would

    only have proved that for

    the time being, Missouri

    had to move powerful army

    which could accomplish

    what it undertook to do.

    No, what Missouri did

    was what any rational

    person , corporation or

    state would do. It instituted

    a case in the U.S. Federal

    Courts to determine what the

    rights of Illinois and Chicago

    were. The laws of riparian




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    Saginaw, Michigan, USA

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  • Story location Saginaw, Michigan, USA


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19536 / 221321
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Hope Elizabeth May
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October 2, 1915
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