Illustration, Drollery; News-Commentary, Drollery
N, pseud. [William Newman] *
Transport, Invention, Railways, Travel
Explains a new project for 'pulling the public along a railway by means of Indian Rubber'. The scheme involves attaching a giant 'elastic band' to the 'horse or carriage to be pulled'. Believes travellers will be 'nicely drawn in' by the tremendous force produced by elongated caoutchouc, much as the public will be 'drawn in' if they finance the project.
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