Reform for Rogues
Adulteration, Measurement, Commerce, Crime, Government, Politics
Noting the prosecution of a Swiss landowner who increased the quantity of milk by adding water, reflects on how easy it has been for some tradesmen to escape this kind of legal action and urges that 'Now that a Reform Bill is on the stocks' rogues using false weights and measures and adulterating commodities should be disenfranchised.
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