Telegraph Companies Release: Republican Leaders Declare in Favor of Return to Private Ownership., Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-27


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TELEGRAPH COMPANIES RELEASE Republican Leaders Declare in Favor of Return to Private Ownership AVASlIINVrON I C March 20 Return of the countrys telegraph and telephone systems to private ownership at the earliest possible date probably probablyJ J bytW endof the current fiscal year yearrJuiie rJuiie 30 1919 in A fixed program leaders of the Republican Republicanmajority majority in the next congress have already agreed on itwas announced today todayLegislation Legislation embodying this program is being whipped into shape by Senator Townsend Michigan and Representative Steenerspn Minnesota who are slated for the respective chairmanships of the senate and house postoffice committees Representative Mpndell Wyoming chosen as the majority leader of tlie rifext house deehired that ho would do every ¬ thing in his power to assist the Republican plan to force the telegraphs and telephones back to their private owners

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