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The Spreckles Rob: The Chronicle has been making a fight against the Claus Spreckles Sugar monopoly. Spreckles costs two and a half cents per pound over Eastern importers and has made a agreement with the Central Pacific Railroad Company which enables him to extract two and a half cents more per pound for sugar from the people of California than Eastern importers charge. The railroad which was intended to be a boon to California, is simply converted into a shield for the members to rob...

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