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The Immoral Conduct of Some Dam Damsels Damsels Damsels ¬
sels in the Departments DepartmentsSHOCKING Departmentsr DepartmentsSHOCKING
Bj B a Gentleman with Whom the Accused Women WomenHare WomenHue Womca n
a i Hare Mado Assignations through the theMallsThelr theM theMaltsTheir
MallsThelr M llsThelr Damning lettars Let Letters Letters ¬
ters Seen by TheGlobe The TheGlobu TheGloba
Globe GlobuThe GlobaI
I The Sunday Globe made an Implied Impliedpromise Impliedpromise Impliedpromise i
promise in its initial Issue to dress dressdown dressdown dres dresdown s I
down the dames of Influence who whodisgrace whodll wit witdisgrace o I
disgrace dll race the departmental service and andare andare andare I
are the cause of unwarranted as aspensions asII aspersious
II pensions on the majority of the women womenwho womenwho womewho n
who meritoriously fill their respective respectivepositions rcspectlvepositions respectivepositions I
positions in the departments departmentsIt
It is proposed propo ed m this thl article to com comply comply cornply ¬
ply with that promise in fact onlya only as asa ast I 1
t a natural repugnance exists in the thebrensts theI th thf e I
I f brensts of all men from making war on onor onor o oor n 1
or attacking women however degraded degradednud degradedII degradeand d I t
and however deserving of censure and andexposure andI an anexposure d I I
I exposure Hence without mentioning mentioningmines mentioningnlmes mentioningnames
mines but sufficiently outlining the theoffending theI th thi e I
I offending damsels we proceed by way wayof wayof wa waof y r
of preliminary to produce the following followingletter followIngI followin followinletter g
I letter
Washington D C ClIay May 7 7 1001 1001Editor 1001Editor 1901Editor
Editor Globe I commend your arti article artlclo art artdo ¬
cle In Sundays Globe In reference to toabuses toauuses t tabuses o
abuses In the departments of sundowners sun sundowners Bundowners ¬
downers nepotism and numerous numerousmembers numerousi numeroumembers s I
i members of the same families holding holdingdown holdingduwn holdingdown
down fat places but the most notorl notorious notorlOU notorloils ¬
oils OU and outrageous thing that has hascome hascome ha hacome s i
come under my personal observation Is Isthe 18the Isthe i
the number of grass ra s widows of doubt doubtful doubtful doubtful ¬
ful virtue that ply their thelrtrllle theirtradeandmake theirtradeandmakeI trade and make makemole malteI
I j mole mot money outside of the departmentsthan departments departmentsthan departmentsI
I j than inside If I am permitted and andcalled andII
a called upon I can give you tho names namesof namesof namesof i
of four such and have n ve the proof in intheir lutheir intheir
II their own handwriting hand writing and on Govern Government Government Government ¬
ment paper written to me appointing appointingplaces alJpolntlngplaces appointingplaces
places of assignation assignationone one In the Agrl Agricultural Agrlcultural Agrlcultural ¬
cultural Department and one in the theGovernment theGovernment theGovernment 1
Government Printing Ofllce OfllceCIEIIK OOlceCLEm OfilceCLE1Iit
The letter was accompanied by tho thowriters thowriters thewriters
writers card as evidence of his good goodfaith goodf goodfilth I
faith f lth and a desire for nn Il interviewSeeking interview interviewSeeking IntervIewI
I Seeking him out in one of the departinents de departments deI ¬
I partments and making a a date at the theolllce the01l1oe theofice i
olllce of The Globe the gentieniacalled gentleman gentlemancalled gentlemancaUed t
called accordingly and hero Is the re result reo reosuIt resuit ¬
Now Mr Blank you can talk free freely freeI ¬
I I ly and tell the story or as much of it itas ItI itna t
as I you please In your own way wayWell wayWe11 wayWell
Well sir It Is very simple I had long longbeen longbeen longbeen I
been a doubting Thomas as to the tales talesthe talestbe talc talcIn e s I
the boys used to tell of certain ladies Indiesthe in intho Intbe i
the Departments but they set up a jo joon Job Jobon jobon b
on mo and I had to acknowledge their theircorrectness tbelrcorrectne theircorrectness
correctness s I went to board at a 0 certain certainhouse certainhouse certainhouse
house run by bya a grass widow employein employed employedin d J
in the PosfOfflco Post Office Department and found foundher Coundber foundher d 1
her one night In my bed Defending Defendingherself Defendingberself Defendingherself 5
herself for her gross Immorality she men mentioned mentloned mentioned ¬
tioned tho names ol two ladles in tho thoAgricultural tbeAgrlcultural th thAgricultural e 3 I
Agricultural Department and wagered wageredwith wageredwith wageredy i I
y with mo that although I had never seen seenthem seentbem seenthem 1
them I could make a date with one a aleast at atleast atleasl t
least by writing writng a letter This I did lldand lldandapeclal an ana and anda d 1
a special delivery deJvery ansver was WIS promptly promptlyreceived prompty promptyreceived promptlyreceived r
received appointing IJpolntng an In hour to meet her herI berI herI
I kept the rendovouz and Ind we had some somerefreshments somorefreshments somerefreshments a I
refreshments She Immediately talked talkedbusiness talkedbusiness talkedbusiness i
business and Ind named the sum she wanted wantedFrom wantedrrom wantedFrom
From her I learned that another lady in inthe Intbe i ithe ° 1
the same department a 1 grass grls widow widowwhose widowwhose widowwhose
whose husband busblnd is doing time tme in tho Arkansas Ar Arkansas Arknsas ¬
kansas knsas penitentiary was WIS in the saw sawboat same sameboat sameboat I
boat and needed money as her salary salarywas salarywas salarywas
was Insufficient Insufcient for her wants I alsobecame also alsobecame alsobecame
became acquainted aCluslnted with her She is Isal Isalmost al almost almost ¬
most six years in the department and is iscredited Iscredited 1 1credited 8 I
credited to Senator M 1 A Hanna lanna of Ohio OhioI
I have been an editor and reporter reprter in inmy Inmy i imy n 1 I
my time tme and did the slums in a profes professional professlonal profesclonal ¬
sional way but when I got Into the swim swimwith swimwltb swimwith
with these department dames I first trst realized real realized rel
ized what real devilish devish depravity depm vlty actually actuallywas aetualy aetualywas actuallywas
was masked of course under the guise guiseof guiseof guiseof 9
of the seeming respectability respectabily which surrounds sur surrounds surrouns ¬
rounds rouns a 0 female employee of the govern government government governmerit
ment mentYour
Your object Mr Ir Blank lnnk was of ofcourse ofcourse o ocourse f
course a desire to confirm confrm or disprove disprovethe dlsprovothe disprovethe 3
the allegations alegatons made rnde against the virtue virtueof virtueof virtueof
of these ladles ladlesPrecisely Ildies t tPrecisely 4Precisely
Precisely Precisely but how Is it the poet puts putstho putsthe l
the to thing thinglet let me see seeVice seeVIce seeVice
Vice Is I n 1 monster or inch hideous mien mienTo mIenTo mienTo
To shim It needs but bnto to be seen seenBut steuDnt seenlint
But seen too t on onlnd and face rlce to faceWe face faceWe race
We pity Ural OuIaud and then embrace embraceWell embrce embrceWel embraceWell
Well Wel I guess If I havent quoted cor correctly correcty correctly
rectly recty I have at all al events conveyed to toyou toyou toyou
you how my Investigations Investgations turned out outpersonally outperonaly outpersonally 1
personally peronaly to myself Now that lady ladyyou ladyyou ladyyou
you can cn see from your window across tho thostreet the ihestreet thestreet >
street Is Mrs Jls She is going to tho thoAgricultural thoAgricultural theAgricultural
Agricultural Department and that tha Is anew a anew 0
new fellow felow she has with her You canceo can cansco canleo
leo that he Is rather a 0 toughlooking tough looking cus customer customer custamer ¬
tomer and that thlt she Is I n finelooking finelookingwoman tnelooklng tnelooklngwomnn finc looklag looklagwoman 1
woman Recently a number of female femaleemployees femaloemployees femaleemployees 1
employees were discharged or laid off at attho atthe atthe
the Agricultural Agrculurl Department Deplrtmelt I know knowmany knowmany knowmany
many of them to bo everything eerything that thatwomen thatwomen thatwomen
women ought to be yet they were laid laidoff laidof laidoff
off of while whie the two damsels I have been beentelling beentelng beentelling
telling telng you about obout were retained One ofthe of ofthe ofthe r
the two Is so common common that men I knowin know knowin knowil
in il several severl departments have no hesitation hesitationIn hesitaton hesitatonIn
In addressing addrsing her as thuy would u astreet astreetwalker street streetwalker streetwllker
walker wllker and an Indeed they regard her as asnothing lS lSnothing asnothing j
nothing elseThis else elseThis elseThis
This Is truly shocking MrHave Mr MrHave lr lrIave
Have Iave you ever approached any of the thehigher thehlgber thebigherofnclals
bigherofnclals higher officials ofcials on this subjectYea subject subjectYes subject
Yes Yesj I have hlve a friend away up and Ind I Iasked Iasked Iasked
asked him if 1 I could coul prove that certain certainones cerlalnones certainones
ones of his female clerks
Ils were mere merestrumpets mereItrumpets merestrumpets
strumpets would he discharge them Ho Horeplied le lerepled liereplied
replied repled la the negative negtve and observe that thatto thatso thatso
so long as 01 they did their work properly prop < rly
in the department and their behavior behaviorduring behaviorlturlng behaviorduring
during working hours unobjectionable unobjoctonnble bo bohad bobad hohad
had nothing to do with their conduct on ontho ontbo onthe
the street Itreelor or elsewhere elewherel This friend of ofmine ofmine ofmine
mine Is an In honorable man mal and above sus suspicion susplclon suspicion ¬
picion picionThe plclonTho picionThe
The Sunday Globe refrains from froQ giv givlug giv giving glvlug ¬
lug all al the particulars partculard related to it by
li the gentleman geteman gentleman and also aio at this thi time timeomits tme tmeomit timeomits
omits omit publishing pUblshlng the letters leters or extracts extractsfrom extractsfrom extractsfrom
from them of these thesednmcmaklngdatcs thesednmcmaklngdatcsand thesedames dames making makingdatoa makingdatoaand dates datesand
and naming naing houses house and hours hour of meetlug meet meeting met ¬
ing but that they may be b induced Induco to tocurb t tocurb
curb their immoral conduct cnduct in the fear fearof fearof
of a 1 more open opn exposure exposure cxpur we have de dof ¬
tided to state stte that In one letter leter tho ex expression expr expresslon ¬
pression pr alon is I used 1 dont like lke the Oth Othstreet othstrt Ott Ottstreet
street strt house and in another you youmust you youmust youmust I
I must be ready in a minute and In still stillanother stllanother I I
another II I do not want to t meet you youso youso yo yoso 1
so close cose to tho building bUiding it would a atract at attract at w
tract trat notice notce and people might catclon catch catchon catcbon I
Now the dames interested Interste will w1 know knowby knowby knot knotby v
by these thee quotations quolatons that The he Globe Gob h hread has hasread hll8read
read their letters leter appointing appintng assigna assignations Islgno assignations ¬
tions tons and that they are completely cOlple ly at atits a aits t
its mercy There is one condition cnditon and andone andlone an a I
lone one only we demand tor our forbear forbearance forbearance forbearance ¬
ance in the future fture and that is a change changein e j
in the conduct and a more correct correctmoral crect crectmoral correctmoral
moral life lfe by the women indicated indicatedwhile Indlcato htdieat htdieatwhile etj t
while whie they are In the employment of oftheir ottheir o otheir t r
their several Departments The Globe Globewil Gob Gla Glawi bt ie I i
wil w11 wi 1 easily easiy keep itself Isel informed if the thecondition thecnditon th thcondition e j
condition cnditon is lived lved up to t Its vlolatiowill violation violationwill violationwi I
will wi assuredly assurdly result in a I full fl expose expoe o onot of ofnot ofi f
not only the women referred to In this thisarticle thisI tint tintarticle s s
article artcle but ut many more of their sinful sinfulsisters sinfulI I 1
sisters alters guilty guiy of tho same immoral con conduct conI ¬
duct in the several
sveral Departments DepartmentsFrom DepartmentsFrom DepartmentsFro
From Fro m Ohio OhioMil OhioI
Milford Mil Miford ford Center 0 May Iay 0 9Editor 0Editor DEdior
Editor Edior Sunday Globe GlobeI
I see by tonights to n1ghts Columbus Citizen Citizenoy Clzon Clzontha Clliznthat ° 1 I
tha that you youare re again In the editorial editrial chair cbalrA chairA
A conspiracy oy of the vilest viest and most contemptlblo con cn
1 temptlble tlptble wretches In Columbus mad madall made madeMl madeI e I
Ml hl the trouble that occurred But truth truthl
lke like a cork wi will cme come to the surfacoanu surfacoanuYOl surface as 1
you YOl will wi come cmo out on the surface surae O K Kt
I am glad to see that you take tke up son sonsubjects some e j I
subjects subJecU You YOI have and ani I have long 10nR had hadsimilar badslm11ar ha d 1 I
similar Ideas Send me a copy or two of ofThe offhe 0 0The dt
The Globe Oobe and I will wi contribute If It Itpleases I 1 1pleases t
pleases you along my former lines Ine8 of ofthought oCthouaht o f r r
thought as published publshed in tho Sunday Sunda y fy
Capital Capial when you oil wore its Is editor editorI
I have completed complete competed an invention Inventon for the theautomatic tbeautmato I I
automatic autmato steering steerln of a torpedo or othe other r
boat In anv straight line lne as far as powewill power powerwill powerw1
will w1 propel propelU it and will wl1 soon have a per perfected perfected perfected r
fected model r ady
Your YOlr paper Is spoken of highly by tho tit
few I have lB e seen hero who rend it 1 I I
know It t will wi succeed with wih you at th the theI e 1 I
holm Ever yours your
yoursR R Gabriel GabrielMr GabrielC1l GabrielMr
C1l Mr Gabriel thin tbC writer wrier of the foregoing fore foregoln
going goln was wal a valued val led contributor cntributr to t the theColumbus I
Columbus Sunday Capital He is 1swriter a awriter awritr
writer writr of great Rrtat force and brilliancy bri laney but butcoullncs blt bltcon butcontlnes
coullncs con lnes his ability ablty to sclontlllo selentl0 subjectand subjects subjectsand sUbjoetanl I
and mythological lythologleal researches which his
facile fnele nen transforms Into matters maters whlcl of ofgeneral ofgenerallnterost o ogeneral j I
general generallnterost interest The Sunday Globe Oobe will wi willbe
be pleased to space him hlmI Kd d GlobeFurnished Globe GlobeFurnished Globeu GlobeFurished I
Furnished Furished a Billy mly Goat GoatM GoatL GoatM
M L C Riles Unes of tho Elsmere Elsrele ElsreleHotel ElsmoHotel e j I
Hotel Is a I marked man lan He has had hadtho hadthe hadthe I I
the temerity to boldly address a com commuulcatlon communicaton cornmunicatlon
muulcatlon municaton to t tho Commissioners Commisioners MrHines Mr MrKlnes MrIUnes
Hines didnt Ihlnt mean men to bo sarcastic IrcIste but buttho bu buthe t t
tho nature of his complaint cOlplnlnt made Inde sarcnsm sar sarcasm sarcasm ¬
casm unavoidable nnlvoll1lble Here Is a portion portionoflt portionort n nof I
oflt ort of it
ofltI itI
I I understand that In your allseeing niseeing niseeingwisdom allseein allseeinwisdom g
wisdom you have decided that it I is in injurlous Injurlous
jurlous to t and against the benefits belefts of ofcitizens ofcllzens o ocitizens f
citizens cllzens to place tin cans on the dumps dumpsNow dumpsNow dumpsNow
Now in hotel refuse rfuse we have ashes ashestin ashestn ashestin
tin tn cans cns etc and iti Ithns It hns na been refused by byreason byreason byreason
reason of tin tn cans cns What are we to do dowith d dwith ° J I
with the tin tn cans cns Arc you YOl enforcing enforcingn enforcin enforcina g >
a law llw that you have made without pro providing 11rovldhlg provlding ¬
viding a l remedy rmey Please let me know knowat knot knotat v f
at once as I we have a lot of tin cans to t
dispose dl110se of ofThe ofThe
The awestruck reporters reportrs for the dolly dollypress daly dalyJess f
press in their reports repol18 of the meeting meetng of ofthe ofhe o othe f
the he Commissioners Cmlls loners where wher this communication com communlcntlon communlcaton
munlcntlon munlcaton was road rad begin their copy copywih copywith r
wihI 4 It I is understood unlertoo that the Commls Comml
aloteraate aloteraateIt slonerg etc etcH
It would be an unpardonable breach breachof brach brachof breachof n l
of etiquette etquete and extremely extrmely distasteful dip tasteful tastefulI 1 I
to the dignity lglity of tho Commissioners t treport to toreport ° j
report that they absolutely abolute absolutely took tk any anyaction anyaction y f
action actcJ on the matter mattr Nevertheless IvovertheleeaThe Neverthelessfhe i I
The Sunday Sun ny Globe is in a 1 position 181t01 t to tostate ° 3 I
state that they did By Bya a unanimous unanious unaniousresoluton
resolution resoluton of the three Commissioners Commissionersr CmmIssioner j
Mr r Rlues wasvotel1 was voted one robust lobust William Williamgoat WIlam WIlamgoat Williamgoat j I
goat to t eat the tin tn cans I II IA 1A
A Gentle Gente Roast for the Editor EditorThe Edior EdiorThe EditorThe
The money loaners and sharks of ofWashington o oWashington f r
Washington didnt like lke last Sundays SundaysGlobe SundaysGobe s I IGlobe
Globe Gobe and they aro hardly to bo blamed blamedas I
as it was anything Inythlng but complimentary complmentary t ttheir to totheir toI ° D I
their business There are money loaners loancrsin loanor1n 8 I
in the Government departments too and nndit andIt an anit d J I
it is i proposed to give them a whirl when whenthings wbcnthlags whenthings a I
things are Iro ripe The Sunday Sun ay Globe Gobe Is i s I
pleased plelsedto to learn that tha there is one justiceof justice justiceof Justce Justceof e
of the peace in Washington whom tho 10 10I 1 0 I
per centers despise as heartily beartly as they do doThe doThe d dTime o I
The Globe Gobe Juustlce JUUitco ONeill ONel we are areInformed areInformed arcinformed 0 I
Informed will wi not permit them to bring bringa f
a case lu his court cOlrt and threw out the theones thQones theones
ones that the sharks filed tled at one time timeThe
tme tmeThe
The District Commissioners CommlsslonQr could If Iftbey Iftbeywould they theywould theywould r
would clip cl11the the wings of the sharks but butthuy butthuy bu buthey t
thuy permit them t to tl go on fleecing teeclng their theirvictims tbelrvictms theirvictims
victims victms with wih Impunity ImpunityThe ImpunityTho
The following folowing postal post II card crd growl was wasreceived wa wareceived 8
received at this office olce yesterday yesterdaySin yesterdaySm yesterdaySin
Sin If I your paper is as far off on on81tblllS onall
I all 81tblllS things as upon tho statement youmake you youmake youmake
make in your championship of the thotureo thethre thethree
three thre balls bals the pawn broker when you yousay yousay yousay
say bo 10 is prohibited prohibied from charging over overten overtn overterm
ten tn per cent por annum God Goe pity piy you youor youtor youfor
for or the pawn shop robber who robs those thosein thoseIn thosein
in desperate desperte need demands and receives reeives reeivesM receives8d
30 per cent per annum often ofel more orless or orless orless
less compounded compoundo and In thousands o ocases of oteasos f
cases gobbles up an al article artele worth J100 J100upon lO 100 100upon
upon which ho has loaned tHO 10 without withoutdue wihout wihoutdue withoutdue
due process of law as tho Constitution Constitutionprovides COIstltuton COIstltutonprovides Constitutionprovides
provides You profess profesl to champion the thepoor thepoor thepoor
poor Now heres your chance chalce Thepoor The Thepoor lhe lhepoor
poor have no more relentless relentess enemy than thanthe thanthe thanthe
the pawn broker Ho le helps them littlesqueezes little littlesqueezes htUesqueezes
squeezes them much and robs them themmore themmore 1
Washington May 1Iay 10 10Mr 10Mr 10Mr
Mr Ellery Henderson lenerson Is entitled entled tohis to tohis tohis 1
his think The Globe Gobe simply stated stlted fact factas facts lactaas factsas 1
as they appear on Oi the surface turface If I the theIJawn thepawn 1
pawn brokers exact thirty per cent they Iheyaro theyare theyare
are collecting elltlng usurious Interest Ourexperience Our Ourexperience Ourexperlenco
experience and their printed receipts was wasthe wastime I Ithe
the knowledge that guided us In the theItatement timestatement 1
statement of 10 por cent per annum annumThat annuU annumThat
That was all al we were charged and andthat andthat I Ithat
that was all al tho ticket tcket called caled for NextA Next NextA 1 1A
A negro asleep on a heavy wagon wogol was wasthe wos wostbe wasthe
the cause of wrecking one of thu Corby
bread wagons opposite 823 H I St N EThe E EThe I Ibe
The be heavy wagon In Its Is impact with thelighter the thelighter I IIghtor
lighter Ightor vehicle mashed the latter l ter into intokindling intokindling I IkIndlng
kindling kIndlng wood An officer ofcer was calledand called calledand caled caledand
and after afer much 1ucb persuasion perunslun was induced inducedto i ito
to arrest arest the colored man 1nn but It Is as asserted asserted ¬ I Iserted
serted let him go boforo reaching the thestation tbestaton thestation
station staton house houseA houseA 4
I 1I 1
A year hence may witness winess the erection erectionof erectOI I
of a handsome olllco oIc building bnldlng on the thonortheast thenortheast t
northeast cornerof corner COrBr of Thirteenth street and andPennsylvania andPennsylvania
Pennsylvania avenue that desirable desirableproperty dellrable dellrableproperty desirableproperty I
property being belarlult Just list purchased purhased by Borlah Dorah BeriahWilkins BorlahWllkins I IWikins
Wilkins Wikins of tho Post PostTho PostTho PostThe t
Tho Bijou DJou people evidently evidenty know theirbusiness their theirbus I IbUllnelf
bus bUllnelf business ness but these cool col nights nlghU Instead Insteadof Instad insteadof I Iof
of I that house being dark they might be boplaying beplaying
playing to t profitable proftble business bUllnos 1
1Ohio Ohio Democrats Holding Down Soft SoftSnaps Sof SofSnaps t
Snaps In Washington WashingtonWORKED WashingtonWORKED
From exCongressmen eCongremen to Ward Heelers In Included Inj ¬
cluded In the Colony Colon Feeding at the theNational thet
National alonal Crib for or Ser Sertlces Serr
tlces Rendered
The colony of Ohio exDemocrats exDemocrts ex Democrats in Inthe
the various varous departments Is a I large and andI
varied one A few of the number were weremen wereme weremen
men me ot influence Infuence in Ohio and joined thegold the thegold thei thegold i
gold Democrats Democrts under tho leadership of ofexCongressman o oex f I IexCongressmln
Congressman exCongressmln ex Joseph II I Outhwalte Outhwalteand Olthwalte Olthwalteonll Outhwaileand
and onll Timothy Pochantoas Lynn Themajority The Themajority Tbemajority
majority of the gang however went wentover wentover wontover
over to the party of loaves and fishes fshes fshesI fishesbecause
because beeoue they were no longer necessary necessaryto ncecssaryto
to maintain the Democratic Democratc organization organizationof organizaton organizatonI
of the Buckeye State StatoAmong StateAmong
Among the conspicuous recalcitrants recalcitrantsj recalcirnts recalcirntsI
to whom the tb term renegade might be I II
appropriately applied appled Is exCongressman exCongressmanIrvine cxCongressmanIrlno ex
Irvine Irlno Dungan of Jackson The Tie writerhas writer wrier wrierr
has known Mr 1r Dungan since 1879 when whenhe whenhe
he served in the Ohio Ohl Senate At thatperiod that
period perod he was the beau brummel of the theentire theentre
entire entre legislative legIslatve outfit ou a ladles man and anda
a heart breaker And although alhough his step ttepis stepIs stepIs
is less le8 elastic clastc nnd his hair is as white whie as ashis ashis
his welllftundried wcllaundrled shirt ho is still sti a aI
masher as lS we have seen him on tho thestreetslof thostrcotsof thostreetslofWashlngton
strcotsof streetslofWashlngton Washington playing the gallant gallantSome galant galantSome gallantSome
Some of State Senator Dungans con conquests conI conquests
quests questswero were the talk of the Ohio capital capitalat cpital cpitalat capitalat
at the period mentioned but unlike unlke old oldwine oldI oldwino
wino which whlh Improves with wHi age Ige he has hassadly
sadly degenerated degenerted for we have seen him himon himon himon
on that part of E street known as doubt doubtful doubtfill
ful row doing olng his prettiest prettest with the thefemale thefemale thefemale
female cook of a thirdclass thlrdcass boardinglmouse boarding boardinghouse barding bardingbouse
house It I must be admitted admited ncvcrthe neverfimeless
less that Irvine Irine has never permitted 11crmlttd 11crmlttdI
himself blmsel hlmeeVtocultivate to cultivate cultvate a I bay window butis but butIs butIs
Is the same sale gracefullyproportioned gracefully grcefuly proportioned proportoned slim slimstraight slimstraight slimstraight
straight and tall tal Adonis albeit albet age and andgrey
grey hair handicaps of course conro his mashlag mash mashing mnshIng
ing ability abity and Ind he has been ben compelled compeled to todescend toI todescend
descend from the parlor to the kitchenOur kitchen kitchenOur kichen kichenOur
Our first trst real reallntrodueton Introduction to 3Ir r Dungan Dunganwas DunganTaS
was In a 0 Columbus Coltmbus bar room when whenwe whenwe
we sought him to solicit his Is vote votefor votefor
for our confirmation confrmaton OB supcrltendcnt supcrltendcntof superlendent superlendentof
of public printing Mr Dungan
publc prIntng r very verypromptly veryprompty verypromptly
promptly prompty Informed us that ho could not notI notand
and would not vote for our confirmation confirmationBeing
confrmaton confrmatonDelng
Being asked If he had any Il objections to toatato
state his reasons r asans he replied repled in the nega negalive negatve negative
live and there and then said saIdI saidI i iI
I never voted for an Irishman Irihman and nndCatholc andCatholic
Catholic Catholc and never will wi We Ve were wereconfirmed wereconfrmed wereeomfirmed
confirmed confrmed without wholt Mr 1r Dungan Inngans s vote voteand ote oteand
and with wih Us is exception excepton received the theunanimous theunanimous
unanimous endorsement of the Ohio OhioSenate OhioSenate OhioSenate
Senate SenateImagine SenateImagine SenateImagine
Imagine the surprise with wih which we weread
read In the Washington Wlhlngtn newpnpere newpaper newpapersduring
during the campaign last Ilt fall fal that Mr MrDungan MrDungan
Dungan was tvasbeing being announced as I an anIrish
Irish Democrat Demorat who was WI supporting supportng supportngI supportingMcKinley
McKinley lellnley We attended atended one of these thecameetings theseI
meetings metngs and aUI heard him proclaim from fom fomthe hemthe
the platform that he was an Irishman Irshman IrshmanI Irishmanand
and an a l Democrat Democrt but could not supportBryan support supportBryaul supportDry
BryanThe Bryan BryaulThe Dry ani aniThe
The campaign cam lgnln in which Dungau IuuRan waselected was waselected WI
elected to Congress was a warm oneinasmuch one oneinasmuch oneInlmuch
inasmuch Inlmuch as a the newspaper we edited edied ediedr
at the time tme made a special effort to de defeat
feat him hlmalhongh although he was running on onthe onthe
the Democratic Democratc ticket tcket and his hi oppo opponeat
neat W V T l Lewis Lewlsn a labor lender was WI
the Republican nominee 10mlne As Is usual
In such cases the benighted miners miner of ofI o othe f
the Ohio Valley Valey went back on the labor laborrepresentative
representative reprsentutve and elected eleced Duugnu at atlone atone
lone one end on the Democratic Democrtic ticket and andI
Charley Grosveiior at the other ex extremlty exI
tremlty trmlty on the Republican Republcun ticketSince ticket tcket tcketI
Since that period we have lost faith incoal In Incoal
coal miners miner as either labor advocates advocnte or orpolitical orpoltcal orpolitical
political poltcal factors factorsMr factorsMr factorsMr
Mr Dugan Is at lt present prsent In the en enjoymeut enof
joymcnt of an 1800 clerkship cerkshlptbe cerkshlptbegIft clerkshipthe the
gift of William WilliamGeneral Wilam WilamGenerl 1VllllamlGeneral
General Generl Amerlcus Vespclcua Veplcus like lce Is Isanother
another Ohio exCongressman exCongremln ex and nudDemocrat audDemocrat andDemocrat
Democrat who has baen provided prol ed for forin forIn forin
in the Census The General however howeverIs howeverI
Is I a man of strong convictions convictons Is not notan notan notat
an olllco olce seeker fought gallantly galanty forhis for forhis forhis
his country In the civil cvi war wlr and Is Isminus IBminus isminus
minus a I leg legIn legIn legIn
In the latter 70s the General Generl was a acandidate acandidate acandidate
candidate fur the gubernatorial guberatortal noml nomination nomlnaton nomlnation ¬
nation naton He and the late Gen Thomas ThomasEwiug ThomasEwing
Ewing united their forces against the thethen thetheu thethen
then Democratic Dmlcrate Governor Goeror It UBishop U UBishop UDIshop
Bishop w ho was WI a candidate can ldate for a sec second second ec econlt ¬
ond term and clearly cearly entitled entted to a re reuomlnatlou r ronomination
nomination nomlnnton We were one of the theleaders theleader theleaders
leaders leader of the Bishop Bshop forces as an 0111cial ofll ofllclal 01
clal of his administration a mlnltraton but the rag
baby or greenback craze was WI Just justthen justthen
then in the meredlan of Us Is glory andTom and andTom andom
Tom om Ewing being its ls great greatapOtewon greatapOtewonout greatapoetlewom greatapoetlewomout apostle won wonout
out easily easiy and routed the Bishop forcesGeneral forces forcesGeneral forcef
General Rice Ice consented t > go on 01 timeticket the thetcket
ticket tcket with wih Ewing as Lieutenant Gov Governor Governor
ernor and it la more than possible that thatthe thatthe
the beating exSecretary exSecretary ex Secretary Charles Foster Fostergave Foter Fotergave Fostergave
gave them both cured cue for ever the pres present pre present ¬
ent census chief of the fallacy falacy of the thesuperiority theBuperlorlty thesuperiority
superiority of n printing prIntng press pres over n nmint amint
mint At all al events ho Is a gold lold DemoBrat Demo Democrat Democrat ¬
crat of the ultra ultr type nud 111 as a such is of ofcourse ofCOUI1O ofcoulso
course COUI1O In II harmony with the Adminis Administ Admlnl Adtninistration
t trton trtonDavId tration trationDavid rut Ion IonDavid
David Ballentlne Ba11eltne Is another nother type of ofthe ofthe ofthe I
the Duiigan convert We know Daveand Dave Davennd Daveand
and have a lively lvey recollection rclecton that hemade he hemade hemade
made it exceedingly warm for us while whileState whie whieStte whileState
State Stte printer of Ohio OhioIt OhioI OhioIt
It I happened happene in 11 this thi way A commis commission comml connmission ¬
sion consisting consistng of the Secretary of ofState otState ofState
State the AttorneyGeneral AtorneGeneral and the thewriter thewrter thewriter
writer wrter as State ttate printer were wcr empower empowered empowered
ed by the Legislature Legislaure to award the con contract contract contract ¬
tract for tho publication lJblcaton of the Revised RevisedStatutes Revied ReviedStltute RevisedStatutes
Statutes Stltute of Ohio to the usual I lowestnail lowest lowestand lowet lowetand
and bent bidder Dave who at that thattime thnttmeran thattlmerau
tmeran tlmerau time ran a prlntiugofllcelntiprlngfleld prlntiugofllcelntiprlngfleldput prntngofce In SIJrngfeld SIJrngfeldput
put In a bid bldlntendlng intending If I he was tho thehusky tholucky tholuoky
lucky one to sell sel out to somebody who whocould whoCOUld whocould
could do the work The he award went wentto wentto wentto
to the lowest lowet and best bidder and his hisname hisname hisnnnre
name wasnt wlnt Halleutlne ialentne and Dave very verypromptlylnvoked veryprompty verypromptlylnvoked
promptlylnvoked prompty Invoked the he law la Forming a acombination acombInaton aombination
combination combInaton c with wih the other otler defeated defeatedbidden defete defeatedbidders
bidden bldl1er he applied npple for a mandamus mandaus to
I I the Supreme Suprnte Supreme Court The commission commissiondefended commision commissiondefended
1 defended defende the award through special specialcounsel
II counsel counsel and through the Attorney Attorey
I General Gener Dave was knocked out and andtho andthe andthe
the award confirmed cnfirmed but he had more morerevenge mor
revenge than he ever dreamed of for
I I the feowe fee we paid plld the attorneys attoreys is still stl due dueus dueus dueus
us by the great State of Ohio MrBalleutino Air AirEalleutluo 11r 11rBalentno
Ealleutluo Balentno Is I In the Internal Interal Revenue ItevenueDepartmentthat RevenueDepartment Jevenuo JevenuoDepartmentthat
Department Departmentthat that Is when whe he Isnt on onthe onthe onthe
the avenue making mental mentl notes of the thechanges thechanges thechanges
changes In style Ityle of the ladies ladle apparel apparelHe apparelHo apparelHe
He had about as a much Influence Infuence in inOhio InOhio inOhio
Ohio as our old friend rend Judge Riley Jley hasin has hasin basin
in Zanlzbar but Dave Is a man of un unlimited unlmie unlimited ¬
limited lmie nerve which he has spent the thegreater thegrater thegreater
greater grater part of his hi life Ue assiduously a cultivating cul cultivating cultvatng ¬
tivating tvatng hence the perfection of the thearticle theartcle thearticle
article artcle on tap How he fell fel from rom grace graceand grce grceanel graceand
and joined jOle William Wiiam Is 1s cohorts is ofno of ofno otno
no Importance as I Dave Is I willing wilng totake to totake t
take kind of and knows
any money unl just justas justI justas
as I much about al1ut Republican Repu1con doctrine dotrine as ashe ashe ashe
he did of Democracy Democrcy when heeling heelingfor heelng heelingfor
II for the old party in Springfield Springfeld and nndwhooping andwhopln
l whooping Constantine whopln Cnstantne CnstantneWe ConstantineWe her up with wih his hi I pard par
We are ao not clear whether the secretary secretaryto
to the Adjutant General of the Army was WIS WISever wasever
ever a democrat but we remember him himas hImas trimas
as a boy in Columbus when he sold tho theSunday thoSunday thoSunday
Sunday Capital Capial and hustled husted like lke thegood the thogood thegood
good boy ho was Jim Allcnsworths Allcnsworthsuncles Alensworths Alensworthsuncles Allensworthsuncles
uncles tho Ilclnmlllcn Hclnmlers of Columbusand Columbus Columbusand
and nil 11 his connections conncctons arc sound demo democrats democrats democrate
crats He first frst came to this city cty as lS private prI prlvote prIvate
vate secretary to Congressman Outh Outhwaie Outhwaite
waite waie who was repeatedly reelected re elected onthe on onthe onthe
the democratic democrtc ticket tcket In the Columbus Columbusdistrict Columbusdistrict
district After Afer Outhwaltes retirement retirementand
Outhwaies retrement retrementand
and his reward rewlrd for deserting desertng the party partywhich partywhleb partywhich
which honored hint more than he de deserved deserved
served by an appointment on the ordln orl1lnance ordinance
ance survey surveyor or inspection Inspecton board at an anannual anannual anannual
annual salary of 5000 e OO per annum MrAllensworth Mr MrAllensworth MrAlensworth
Allensworth Alensworth drifted drited In clerical clericl capacities capacitiesuntil capacites capacitesuntn capacitiesuntil
until he reached his
meritoriously merlorlously present presentpositon presortposition
position positon Mr Ir Allensworth Alensworth Is an exceed exceedIngly exceedingly
Ingly courteous and capable cpable gentleman gentlemanand genteman gentemanand gentlemanand
and General Corbin made no mistake mistakewhen mistakewlmen
when he made him his private secretary secretaryOf secretaryOf
Of course cOlre Mr Ir Allensworth Alensworth Is now aloyal a 0
loyal subject of William Wllnm I and last fal fall fallhe all
ho went to Columbus and worked hard hardngalnst lmardagainst
against the reelection reelecton re electlon of ex Congress congressmnn Congressman 1
man Leutz succeeding probably prCbably In Inpoling Inpolng inpoling
poling polng the very vOtes which defeated defeatedthat defeatedthat
that magnificent 1agnl cen t tighter tghter and democratFor democrat democrt democrtFor
For this mean 1ean trick we have it in for forAlenswortb forAllenswortb
Allensworth Alenswortb and hence this write wrie upCol up upCol upCol
Col C 0 C Cooper private prvate secretary secretaryto
to AttorneyGeneral Knox Is an In IrontonOkmto Ironton Ionton IontonOhio
Ohio product but he has lived lved so long longIn longIn longin
In and about Columbus and his geniality genialityIs genlnlty genlnltyIs
Is such that everybody there as 11 well wel as ashere IS ISbere ashere
here imagine they know him all al his life lifewas lfe lfewas lifewas
was never a 0 Democrat so far as our re rev reosearches revsearches
searches extend but because becuse ho ought to tohave tohave tohave
have been one he Is put In this columnWe column
We know the colonel cClonel and stand ready readyto
to certify eertly him up UI higher than he Is at atpresent i ipresent Ipresent
present He le served William Wilam in that Im Imperlal 1mperlal Impenal
perlal Magnates lIagnatoa first frst campaign cmpaign as confl conf confidentfal
dcntlal dental secretary and what Thlt he doesnt doesntknow doesntknow doesntknow
know of the Ins and outs at Canton andin and andin andIn
in the White Whlo House Ious of the late Joe Smith SmithJimmy SmithJimmy I
Jimmy Boyle Captain Hetatnnd et al aland nland
and all al the other members of the home homecabinet bomecbinet homeeabtnetwhich I
cabinet cbinet eabtnetwhich which worked orked so soloyallyand loyally loyaly and were worerewarded wererewarded I Irewardel
rewarded rewardel with royal prodigality prodigalty Isnt Isntworth Isntworth isntworth
worth printing printng But what wht whathedoerknow whathedoerknowwould hedoerfcnow hedoerfcnowwould he doC kuow kuowwould
would fill tl a revolving bookcase withchoice with withchoice withcholo
choice cholo literature Iterture It I is possible a chapter chapteror chlptor chlptoror
or two of absorbing lb sorbing Interest will wi be given givenIn givenIn givenin
In these columns later on by the writer writeras
as we have an Invisible way of inserting insertingtho Insertng Insertngtbo insertingthe
the gimlet in people we know knol to bo loadedwith loaded loadedwith loadedwith
with news Colonel Cooper Is justly justlypopular justy justypopular justlypopular
popular and an ideal private secretary secretaryhaving secretarybavlng secretaryhaving
having served In the Foraker and JIcKln 3IcKinicy JIcKlnley McKlnIcy
Icy administrations admInistratons and also the ex exAttorneyGeneral exAttorneyGeneral oxAttorneyGeneral
AttorneyGeneral as lS well wel an tho Great GreatWilliam GreatWiiam GreatWilliam
William Wiiam himself blmself in the White House Iouso and andat andnt andat
at Canton Cantonlhere CantonThere
h M MThere
There lhere are a number of lesser lights Igbts ofthe0hl of ofthe oftbe
the the0hl Ohio ° Democracy lmoldingminor holding holing minor clerk clerkships clerkshIps
ships and small smal jobs here under the Ohio Olioadministration Ohioadministration Ohioadministration
administration of national natonlllfalrsj affairs In fact factone factono factone
one cant turn tur In any Iny direction dIrecton without withoutbumping wlbout wlboutbnDplng withoutbumping
bumping bnDplng into an Ohio officeholder ofcebolder Demo Democrat Democrat ¬
crat and Republican Republcn alike alikeWhen alke alkeWhen alikeWhen
When copy Is scarcer we will wi write wrte up upthese upthese I
these little IUle chaps and band nnd thorn theU them down to toImmortality toimmortality
immortalityNepotism Immortality ImmortalityNepotism Immortalty I I
Nepotism of the Pikes PikesFrom PikesFrom I
Nepotsm I
From a 0 valued contributor contrbutor and anl one oneof oneof oneof
of the oldest residents of Washington Washingtonwe II
we have received a communication communicaton on onnepotism onnepotsm onnepotism
nepotism nepotsm touched touche upon In our Initial Initialissue Inital Initalissue initialissue
issue He says SaB lu substance substanceThere I IThere Ilher
There lher are many flagrant lagrmt cases of ofnepotism ofnepotim ofnepotism
nepotism nepotim under my mykenlnl mykenand ken and perhaps perhapsI
I will wi in tho near future futur go into them themIn themin j
in detail tetl In an article artcle for The he Sunday j
Globe Gobo Take ake for Instance tho case cse of ofthe oftime I
the Pike family famiy This fhl distinguished distinguishedfamily Ilstngnlshed Ilstngnlshedfally dlstiugnishedfamily
family fally was voted 876000 75000 750 by Congress Congressat Congres
at the lost llt session fe sln of which sum 81m Yvan YvanPike I IPike
Pike got 30000 300 for or self and 30000 000 for forthe forthe forthe
the heirs hlr of his brother of whom he Is Isadmlnlstrntor isndndnistrator
administrator Nevertheless hero her Is Isthe isthe
the list lst of salaries drawn by the family famiy I IY
Y Pike PikeCoastSutvey Coast CIastSurvey Survey 1800 160 Miss MissPike MissPike ss ssPIke
Pike his d mghter Ighter Congressional LI LIbrnry Liburry i I Ibrry
burry brry 1000 10 Miss 1B Pike daughter daughterCoaft daughterCoast
Const Coaft Survey and Mr Pike his son i iGeological IGeloglcIISurvey iGeological
Geological GeloglcIISurvey Survey SurveyFour SurveyFour t tFour
Four Pikes drawing salary from fom the theGovernment 1 1Goverment
Government Goverment Is certainly flagrant lagrlnL uepotism uepo nepotsm
tlsm tsm and when It it is taken Into account accountthat I Ithat
that 75000 750 in addition ddltl1 to tl e public publicmoney publo publoI publomoney publicmoney I I
money which was voted oted them by Con Congress i
gress gres It I may be sad in II truth that for forthe forthe I
the Pikes at least the parental form formof j jof
of government goverment Is hardly a necessity nesly I Ithey
they are doing very well wel under our ourpresent i ipl
present pl scnt form of despotismTime despotism despotismThe despotsm despotsmThe
The strangest thing about human na anture nahire nature
ture Is I that we never know when wehave we wehave wehnve
have enough of oven a good thing In Inthis Ithis
this case caselt cAe i it is II true tne that General Generl Pike Pikewas Pikewas I II
was a most distinguished distinguishe citizen ctzen and andwill andwill 1
will wi be for all al time tme a historic character characterwho I Iwho
who deserved well wel of his country
But If I we are to establish estnblfh the patrician pntrlcionfamily patricianfamily J
family famiy form of government what dif
ference ferenc will wi it made to theaverage the average cltl cltlzen cli cltizeu j jzen
zen in a little lte while whie whether a presl j
dent or a 0 king or as at present an anlr ir ir irresponsible I Iresponsible I Irespnsible
responsible respnsible autocrat reigns In the
While Whlo House <
Shylocks SbylocksEDITOR ShylocksEDITOR I IEDITOR
WASHINGTON WAS1NOTON D DO 0 May 10 10Please 10IJlease 10Please
Please expose some of the money moneysharks moneyIhnrks moneysharks
sharks In the Government Departments Departmentwho Departmentswho
who rob robotberclerks other clerks who have to toborrow borrow f j
by charging them such a Ugh Interest Interestthat interestthat j jthat
that once in their clutches it Is almost
Impsslblo Impossible to get out This Is the case cse t
In the Bureau Dureu Buresuof of Engraving Engravingand and Printing Prntng
In an Effort to t Secure the Rights of ofSelf ofSel o f ISelf
Self Sel GovernmentTHE Government GovernmentTHE Goverment GovermentTHE
Engaged In lee Good Work Along the Lines Lnes o oAgitation of ofAgitation ofAgitaton f r
Agitation Agitaton and Organization OrganIzatonLeter OrganIzatonLeterfrom Organllallonletter Organllallonletterfrom Letter Letterfrom
from Its Is Secretary SecretaryMr
Mr W EKenedy E EThe EKenedJ
KenedJ KenedJThe KenedyThe
The folio folowing followiugletter wiug letter from the Seer Secretary Secre Seertary e ¬
tary < of the Central Labor Unionwill Union as aswill aswl I
will wl be understood understoo on its perusal was wasnot wasnot w wnot I
j not Intended Intende for publication publcaton but Inas Inasmuch Ina inasmuch ¬
j jI much mich as a it outlines outnes a plan and systema systematic systematc ¬
I tic tc effort efort to secure local selfgovern selfgovernment self goer govern governcent ¬
j ment we produce 11rouce It with ths hope that thatit thatIt tha thait t
j it may Jay lead to a more universal univeral move movement movement movemeat ¬
ment of all classes classelin in the object aimed aimedit aimedat aimedat
atIt at it itIt
atI It I has been ben objected to any proposedmovement proposed proposedmovement propose
j movement for municipal government governmentin governmen governmenin overnmentIn t
in Washington Wa hlngton that the negro bein beinnumerically being beingnumerically beingnumercaly g
numerically numercaly strong would monopolize monopolizethe monopolze monopolzethe
t the municipal municpal offices and the CapitalCity Capital CapitalCity CapitalCity
City < of the nation naton would be practically practicallyunder practIcaly practIcalyunter practicallyunder
i under unter negro rule Besides the fact flct that thatthe thatthe thatthe
t the Caucasian is in the majority there therewill therewl therewill
will wl be less negro ownership ownerhIp of Washington Wash Washlug WashIngton
j Ington lug ton under local selfgovernment selfgovernmentthan
j than there Is at present preent The negro In InWashIngton luWashington
Washington today toay Is offensively in inpossession InIJOSscssion inpossessiomm
possession of the streets parks electric electriccars electriccr electriccars
c cars cr places plnes of recreation recreaton amusement amusementetc
c etc He is the one conspicuous featureof feature featureof
of Washington Wlhlugton life lfe noticed notced by the vlsi visitor vlsltor
t tor and stranger slran er within wlthlnour our gates Not Noteven Notcen Noteven
even in Hayti Hayt or San Domingo Itself seJ is Ishis ishis
j J his arrogance Irroance and presumption presuml1ton ns pro prj prjnoCmced prpnobnced I I
iiotmced and apparent He I e will wi run runhis runhis runhla
j his bicycle bicyceIf bicycleif If he is mounted on one oneover onc oneover
c over man or woman who fails flls to give ghocenr giveclear
c clear cenr road Only Onl the past week an al agedand aged a e eand <
and respectable lady Ind waiting waitng for an ni F Fstrt Fstreet
j street strt car was run over 1er by a negro nlgro blcl blc bicllist I
list and nd killed What
J lst Idled greater grelter owner ownership ownership
ship could the negro negr secure even weo weohe weobe we o ohe
j he the mayor the common cmmon council counclaud counclaudthe and nndthe andtime
the District Dstrict legislature legislatureOn
On the the other otler hand under ulder local localselfgovernment localselfgovernment localselfgovernment
e selfgovernment means 1eans would wou d be foundto found fOlld fOlldto
him to with his hiswhie hiswhite
t to regulate nu equality euuly wih
white whie brother instead Ilateml of being as now nowthe I Ithe
the whole thing Manufactures Munufmctureswould Iunfnctues Iunfnctueswould
would be encouraged and skilled sid led and andbrawnyarmed audblwn andbiuwuynrmed I
brawnyarmed blwn armed mechanics would Hock HockIn lock lockIn flockin
In and instead insted of muscleless mUsclel s and nll1 eflem effemluate enemInate
I luate clerks cerlla the negro ne ro would find Ind him himself himself
self as in il other cities ltes confronted confrnted by
j the types tv pes of men len who would scon scontake SCOI scontake
take all al pretensions of superiority sUl1erloriy out of ofhim ofhim ofhim
him and the municipal munlcllJ courts of law lawwould lawwould lawwould
would administer exact lxnct justice Instead Insteadof Insteadof intendof
of nursing him as a a I pet and an exhibit exhibitto exhibitto
i to 1 b be protected at the expense of whlo whlomen white whitemetr 1IA 1IAmen
men The rimeeducatfonnl leducatlonnl eucltonal test would re reduce reduce reduce ¬
duce his voting capacity capaciy and he would wouldsoon woul wouldsoon
soon son learn civilization cl1zatol enough to give givea
a white wble lady a seat in an electric eletric car carNo cr crNothe carNothe
No Nothe tho bugaboo of negro ne ro political politicalsupremnncy poltcal poltcalsuprmnncy politicalsupremancy
supremnncy suprmnncy hns no foundation In fact factIt fnetIt factt
It t is put forms for ard as a blind blnd by the Inter Interested Intere interested ¬
e < ested element which have tho teat of ofthe otthe oftime
the the District between bwen Its I lips Ip and Is Issucking I Isucklii Issucking r
sucking sucklii all al the honey
Mr Kennedys lenlcdys letter leter will wi be read readwith real1wih readwith
with wih Interest Intere t and The Globe Gobe hopes bope that thatlarge thatlarge thatlarge
large numbers number of signatures slguatnes will wi result resultfrom resultfrom resulfrom t
from its publication publicationThis publcaton publcatonThi publicationThis
This Thi paper will wi further the Interests Interestsof Interestsof interestof s I
of the movement in every way within withinthe withinthe withinthe
the compass and anllscope scope of a public ublcjour ublcjourun journal jour journal ¬
nalHere un
Here is the letterWashington letter letterWashington leter leterWashlntol
Washington Washlntol D C May lay 0 1001 1001W 101 101W 1901IV
W J Elliott Elot Esq KsqDear ESI EsqDear
Dear Sir Some weeks wokf ago the Central CentralLabor Celt1 Celt1Labor CentralLabor
Labor Union Unlol appointed a committee COllllteo to todevise todevise t tdevise ° I
devise ways and moans le8n9 by which tho thocitizens thocizens theof I
citizens cizens t of this city ciy could regain re aln their theirrights theirrights the therights
rights ot 01 suffrage snlfrat Tho committee COllntee met metnnd metaud ma mamud
mud outlined outned a plan which they thought thoughtif
if If carried out ou t would prove effective elleet ve sub submitted sub11ted subuntted ¬
mitted 11ted It to t the body boly and aUI received their theirunanimous theirIllnll0us the theunanhnona r
unanimous Illnll0us approval In calling callnj on agommtlemnn a agentleman agenteman
gentleman genteman Mr l1r Norris this a 1 til 1 to t talkover talk talkover talkover
over the matter mater to him I was wa shown acopy a acopy acupy
copy of your paper The Sunday Globe Globonnd Globeand Globeand
and I take tko pleasure In submitting submiting for foryour foryour foryour
your consideration conllderaUon the plan plal recom recommended recor recmnmended ¬
mended mendo We Ve propose prpose first Irst to secure securefrom securefronl securefrom
from President resllent Gompers of time Ameri American Amerlcal1oderaton Ammercalm ¬
can cal1oderaton Federation of Labor a strong letter letterof letteror letterof
of Indorsement hllorfement the A F L I Is already alreadyon
on 01 record In Indorsing indorsing suffrage in the thoDistrict theDstlct timeDistrict
District Dstlct copies of this letter leter to be sent sentto sentto sentto
to all al the officers or National Natonal bodies boies whoare who whoaro whoaro
aro or are ao not mot affiliated with wih that body bodyasking bodyasking bodyasking
asking from these a letter leler Indorsing Indoring our ourmovement ourmovement ourmovonent
movement this letter leter copies to be sentto sent sentto lent lentto
to all al the local unions throughout tho theUnited thoUnited thoUnied
United Unied States Statel with a atroni strong letter leter ex explaining explaining explaintug ¬
plaining our deplorable eeplorablo conditions conditons hero herofor herofor herofor
for want of sullrage sulra e also Inclosing with withtuoso wlb wlbtheso withthose
those n form of 01 letter leter wo vo request req nest they theysend theysend I Isend
send to the Senators Senatorf and members in inwhoso Inwhoso inwhose
whoso district they reside this letter leter to tobo tobe tobe
be so worded worell that a reply will wt be sent sentthem sentthem sentthem
them which they will wi send back to t the thecommite
commite Have a representative representatve from fromthis fromthis frontthis
this body attend atend nil ni labor conventions conventionswith convontons convontonswltb conventionswith
with a 1 strong set let of 01 resolutions resolntons have havethese
passed nnd forward them to the I
PrestdentIrglng urging him to recommend It 1
his message 1eS9ae also send copies to tho
Senator In II whose State the convention eOlvenUon eOlvenUonIs 1
being beln held This sir Ilr Is the plan pi al we wehope
to get to t work on and WA think to
10 this elfectvely effectlvely It wit wil be neessary necessary to toBstablsb t
Bstablsb a permanent bureau Ourunlon I
unable to meet such an expense ox penie and 1 1a1
am a1 now making an effort to interest a I
mlelont number ot citizens ctzens f to help helpI
I along financially financialy until unt we get it well wel I I3stablsbed
3stablsbed Alter Aler that I feel sure after Cer I Ialklng
to qlle cite a numblr number of gentlemel gentjeumen I
the subject subJot we will w1 not Iot want either eiher eiherIloney
Iloney or friends to carry the work to n 1
Icceslul Issue Isslo Alter Afor reading renllnJ your you r I Iutce
utce I feel sure su ro that we can rely on you YOl
the aid we moat Iost need the press and andshal
shall shal sir tako groat neel pleasure pltaslro in 11 recom recomIlell11 recot ¬
Ilell11 your paper to t nil al friends of sn suf slf I
rrge whom I may como In contact with wlb 1
f you will wi send copies to Dr He Reyburn ReYblrn burp
2 F street N W Thomas L J llensey lensey ileusey
13 F street strot N Wi W V L M 1 Sanders Sander bank bankorer 1
inil l 4 f iir i trank i
orer of 12th and A street streets N W rank 1
Hulo 451 Pa Pa Ave N Wj W Jr 11 B J Scan Scaton r
on 108 40 Oth street N W I think you YOI
wli 1nl find them ready slbserlberl subscribers I I IIhnl
Ihnl also alo sir take pleasure pltaalre In recom tInelln
Inelln your paper to members member of my lY 1
Inlolat at our olr noxt regular meeting meetng also aso asoo
o the O L U for we sadly lal1y need a cjmaum
for suffrage lulCroRe In 11 tho newspaper cJam cJampion Hue lne I Isel1
send sel1 you YOl a form forl which I am al trying trylnR to toet
et filled Iled up If I Ifyou you YOl can cot Iet any signers Sljlers Sljlerslor
lor me I Ishall shah deem 1 it a great favor Be le leIng
unable Inablo to lose more than a day or so 10 I
ICI my work I find 1nd it hard har to t plsh push the I
mater along as fast as I think it ft should sholid sho ld
o and 011 I am al very anxious to get notion aoton aotoncoro 1
next Congress CongressTrusting CongressTrusting I Irustng
coro Trusting rustng you may meet with wih all 11 sue sle ¬ 8 8ess
ess in your paper and that you Y0l1ay may BOO
way to help us lS out Olt home to secure therights the thorights I
of ofSlfrll ofsutrag ofsutragI sutfrngi1
1 remain ver very trly truly yours yoursiv I
W E Kennedy
emoy emoy3ecretary
Suffrage Sufrge Committee COllnll01 0 L I U UI1307th St
1130 I37th I1307th 7th street strot N W CityWe City t tWe t
We the undersigned undersigned agree asto to t meet met at atho
ho call cal of underltno W K Kennedy Kenno Secretary Sortory Sortory3uffrale
3uffrale Committee Oommlt of the 0 u d L U for CorLe >
Le purpose of cooperating coopertng with wih said sRle
mn tee to devise ways and means for t i
o securing eourlnl of the rights rlgbt of suffrage sufraio in Inhe
he District Dstrict of Columbia ColumbiaNames l lAddresi E Et ENames t
Names Address I
The Assignment of Colored Police Polce to toLeading toleading t tLeading o
Leading HotelsRUNNING Hotels HotelsRUNNING
Nepotism Nepolsm In Office Ofoe the Pike Famllj FamlJAn FamilyAn An Alm AlmHouse Alms AlmsHouse ArmsHouse s I
House Able Bodied Pauper PauperA A Roasl Roastfor Roaslfor Roaslfor
for Our Uncle and a d a few Ar Arlistlo ArIlslo ArhsUo
listlo Ilslo Touches Here Hereand Hereand
and There on onhe onI
the he e Avenue ArenueThe AvenueThe e eThe
The one complaint of visitors to Wash Washington WashIngton ¬
ington who put up at the leading hotels hotelsIs hotelis a I
Is the disposition disposiion of the police polce force In Inand Inand I Iand
and around the Arlington Arlngton through the thoDupont theDupont timeDupont
Dupont Circle walk or stalk the colored coloredpoliceman coloredpolceman coloredpoliceman
policeman polceman in II all al the gcorgeousness o of ofbrass ofbrss f
brass brss buttons bu ttons and cork helmet In Hell Hells HellsBottom lels lelsBolom s
Bottom Bolom Bloodfleld Doodfeld the Camp Clmp Foggy
Bottom Botom Boston Willow Wiow Tree Alleyand Alley Alleyand Atey Ateyund
and other classic precincts of tho citywhere city citywhere citywbere
where a 0 colored clored officers otcers efficiency efciency and andknowledge andknowledge andknowledge
knowledge of the leadIng characteristics characteristicsof cllmeterhtcs cllmeterhtcsof
of the colored coloredporllon Iportlon porton of the residents residentscould residentsIould residentscould
could Iould be utilized utized to t ° advantage ho Is Israrely Israrely israrely
rarely or ever seen Why the chief of ofPolice ofPolee ofPolice
Police Polee Insist on assigning colored officers officersto ofcers ofcersto
j to what may bo termed a 0 most fashionable fashion fashionable fnshlonablo ¬
able portion porion of the city ciy and In and andaround andaround andaround
around the leading hotels Is a mystery mysterythat mysterythat mysterythat
j that no I feller con 01 find rnd out Timo and andagain andagain andagain
t again the writer has been asked by hotelguests hotel hotelguests botelguests
s guests from northern cities cites especially especiallywhy especlaHywhy especiallywhy
why colored officers ure url detailed detalel where wheretheir wheroI wheretheir
t their presence is so undesirable unde lrblo by visit visitors visitI visitore ¬
c ors from abroad who are dot accustomed accustomedIn
In their own cities cies to the colored police policeman polce polceman polleenman ¬
man l Besides the bad tasto of conspic conspicuously conSIJlcuously conepleuously ¬
i uously assigning Isslgnlng the colored officers officerswhore ofcers ofcerswhere officerswhore
v whore strangers are continuously contnuously coining comingand coiningand eomlnl
n and going there is the necessity whichexists which whichexists wblcbexists
c exists for his assignment to localities loclies of ofwhich ofwhich o otvhieh f
which he Is the product prduct and thoroughly thoroughlyfamiliar thoroughlyfamiar thoroughlyfamiliar
familiar famiar with wih Its Is ways and Its peopleThere people peopleThere peopleThere
There Is another subject In II connectionwith connection connectionwith cnnecton cnnectonwith
v with this tbll injudicious assignment asignment of the timenegro tlionegro thenegro
r negro officer ofcer and that Is the constant cry crycoming crycoming crycoming
c coming from the head of the department departmentfor
f for more officers olcers or 01 an increase In the theforce tbeforce theforce
force Tho necessity for an Increase Inthe In Intho Intho
t tho force may or may lay not exist but certaro cer certain certaIn ¬
t tain it Is that the doubling loublng up of officers officersdisproves omcersdIsproves officersdisproves
c disproves tho claim Why the officers officersshould omcersshould officersshould
should be doubled up when there Is nn nnalleged nna11eged analleged
alleged shortage la II the force Is anotheconundrum another anotherconundrum nnotherconundrum r
conundrum the average Iverge citizen citzen Is unable unableto
to solve In New York city for Instance Instanceofficers Instanceomcers instanceofficers
officers meeting meetng at the extremities extremItes of their theirbeats thclrbeats theirbeats
beats are oro prohibited from conversing conversingmore conversingmore
more than a 0 few minutes on businessstrictly business businessstrictly businessstrcty
strictly strcty confined contnel1 to their duties dutes In InWashington InWashington InWashington
Washington one may ace In 11 broad day daylight dayIgbt daylight
light Igbt a 0 brace of officers ofcrs sauntering along alongchum Ilong Ilongchum alongchum
chum like and sociable the thehalt
Iko Presently Prelenly they theyhalt theyhalt
halt and anl tho two on the opposite side o othe of oftho ofr f f
the street sleet cross over and join them Then Thenmaybe Thenmaybe The Themaybe n l
maybe a patrolman joins the crowd and nnda an ana d nd j
a general and friendly frlen ly conversation conversaton i iheld Is Isheld Isbeld s 9
held greatly greaty to the edification edifction of th the theparty thoparty e se 3
party while whie miles mies of territory terriory are per perhaps ¬
haps uncovered and some negro bicyclist bicyclistIs bIcyclst bIcyclstIs t
Is running over and killing kiIng a frightenedwoman frightened frightenedwoman frightenedwoman
woman womanThis womanhls womanrile
This hls criticism critcsm Is made without temper temperand tempernUl temperand
and nUl by n writer wrier who is second seconl to none in tohis inhis InhIs
his admiration admlrtol of the force and the atten attention alln allnton attention ¬
tion ton of Major Sylvester Syl vester Is good naturedly naturedlycalled nnturedlycHel1 naturedlycalled r
called cHel1 to tho growl that perhaps some someImprovement someI someimprovement s
Improvement may mny suggest Itself Isel to his hismind hisI hismind
mind in time assignment and Ind regulation regulatlol o othe of oftho ofthe f
the men menHaving 1en 1enHnvlng
Having been permitted to see a pry private pr pryrate ¬
rate nte letter leter from the alms Ilms house to a afriend afriend afriend
friend in this city ciy the following fulowlng ex extract extract extract ¬
tract is called alel1 to the attention attenton of Com Commlsslouer Comml Commissioner
missioner ml sloner McFarlaud and his colleagues colleaguesof coleagues coleaguesof
of the board boardThere boardThero boardThere
There is and has been for the past pasttwo basttwo 1ast 1asttwo
two years ears a young strong and healthy healthyable healhy healhyablo healthyable
able bodied boied man of thirtyfive years yearsnn yearsan
au inmate lumat of this institution Instution named namedCharles namedChares namedCharles
Charles Chares Bred Dro Recently Reeuty the in intendent intendent intendentappoitted
tendentappoitted tendent appointed him 11m to Donovans Donovansplace Donovansplace Donovnnaplace
place ace assistant assitant Teudall fendal Brod is aforeigner a aforeigner 1
foreigner and I I la put over his fellow fellowpaupers tel fellowpaupers ow owpnu11er
paupers pnu11er of American birth and 111 gets dl0 dl0per 10 10per 10per
per month besides He cats now 10W in theottlcers the theofficers tbeolcers
officers olcers dining room rool The arroganceand arrogance arroganceand aroganco arogancoand
and Impudence Impudeno of Brod are somethingawful something somethingawful somethingIwful
awful Iwful Its Is theold the old story storyPut storyPut storyPut
Put a begger bgger a horseback horsebackAnd hor horsebackAnd eback ebackAnd
And hell hel ride rdo to t the devil devilWell devi devilWell
Well Wel what do you think of a man management management nenagemeimt ¬
agement which takes tkes In this young YOU1g
healthy healhy man as a pauper paupr nud gives giveshim gIveshim giveshim
him a place over citizens lzens born in the theDistrict theDistrict theDistrict
District DistrictCharitable DistrictChariable DistrictCharitable
Charitable Chariable institutlonsareestablslhed institutlonsareestablslhedfor Insttutions nre estlblslbed estlblslbedfor
for the benefit beneft alone of the Infirm Infrm the theunfortunate theunfortulate timeunfortunate
unfortunate unfortulate and suffering suferng humanity humanityand humanitynnd hunrnnltyand
and the Institution Instituton out on the Branch Branchshould Brnch Brnchshould Branchshould
should be a I model moel of its It klndlnasmuch klndlnasmuchas klndlnaYluucha31t
as a31t it is at tho nations nntons capital caplll But isit is isit IsI
it I A comparison cmparison with a similar simiar one in inCincinnati InClnclnnatls iiiCincinnati
Cincinnati Clnclnnatls Is thus tl made by b an exin exinmate exlnmate exinmate ¬
r mate of that Instltulon Instulon now 10W located In luWashington InWashington inWashington i
i Washington WashingtonThe
The unfortunate in Cincinnati Cincinnat are areproperly areproperly areproperlycared
I properly properlycared cared cre for nnd are not 10t undernor under
i nor allied a1ed with a 1 work house rhere Thereare rhereae rhereare
J are ae 000 00 Inmates Inmats who are comfortably
1 housed In nice clean denim rooms having all allmodern nilmodern 1
modern moder sanitary saltlry improvements They Theyget Theyget hey heyget
get three thre meals each day of wholesome wholesomenutriclous wholesomenutrlclous wholesomenutricious
nutriclous food fol1 with wih such delicacies dellAcle astheir as astheir
t their age and condition calls cnls for They Theymay Theymay Theymay
may receive outside ou18lle visitors visiors every day dayand I IIn
and In go wherever wherver they please plea e There Is Isno Isno isno
no profanity drunkennessnor fighting flghtng flghtngat
at a t the Institution Insttuton as no such conduct conductwould conductwoull conductwould <
would woull be tolerated toler d nor are those oldpeopleunfitted old oldpeopleunlltted ohtppleunftted
peopleunlltted ppleunftted any longer for business buslnets businessinsulted 1insulted
insulted by toughs and anl work house housebirds housebins
birds bIrs They Tbeyare are treated treatella8 as human be beIngs beings
Ings Ing In a tender sympathetic sympatheto manner mannerand manler wannernti i >
and a nti thus their last days dlY pass away in itpeace il i
peace pece
Intondent Stoutenberg Stoutenber it is If to be behoped b
hoped hope as well elas as the District Distrct Commls Cotnmiseloners Commlssioners Commlssloners
sioners should read rad this thi account if ifthey ithey
they cannot visit vii the Cincinnati CIncnnat Instl Instltutlon Inst insstitutfon
tutlon tuton The Board Doar of Charities Charites and andCorrections andCortons andCorreetionsmlght
Corrections Cortons Correetionsmlght might pay a 1 avery ery profitable profitablevisit profitablevisit Jroftable i
visit to the institutions Insttutions out on the theBranch theBranch
Branch and offer ofer such suggestions suggetons asthe as asthe Mtle i
the tle experience exprience of its members membr might mightsuggest i isuggest
suggest Washington Wahington cannot cnnot afford aford to tomaintain i imaintain
maintain maintin such a 1 reproach rproach as the pres prs presant 1ent
ent alms ams house and audits its Is management managelent i
If I Worked on Addition Addton Division and andSilence andSience
Division of the PostOffice and Pooh Bah Bear Bearers Bearers Beanera
ers Its HeadAn HedAn Obscure Place with withThirty wih wihThirty
Thirty or More Millions MillionsPassed Milons MillionsPassed
Passed Paed bj a BluePencil Blue BluePencil BluePenci
PencilThere Pencil PencilThere Penci PenciTher
There Ther Is a division In the Post Office OfficeDepartment Ofce OfceDepartment OfficeDepartment
Department designated salary andallowance and andallowance andalowance
allowance alowance Its Is chief Is George W WBeavers WDeavers WBeavers
Beavers of New York Mr 11r Beavers wo wobelieve wobeleve webelieve
believe beleve Is or rather was a Clevelanddemocrat Cleveland Clevelanddemocrat Olevelnnr
democrat for of course coure ho Is now a n npublican r republican
publican publcn after afer the usual political poltcalacrobLt poltcalacrobLtI acrobatism acrobat acrobatIsm
Ism of Government clerks clerksThis cerks cerksThIs
This office olca of salary and allowance alowance Is Isone isone
one of the snaps but little lte Is known knownof knownof knownof
of by the outside public publc and the possible possiblepickings possiblepickings
pickings In it may reach any amount per perannum peraunum perannum
annum from fifty tfy cents to fifty ffy thousand
dollars dolars It I all al depends on the Integrity Integrityor
or the grafting grafing ability abity of the head of ofthe oftbe ofthe
the bureau bureauThe bureauThe bureauThe
The Globe Gobe will wi take its readers into thesecrets the thosecrets thesecrets
secrets and an possibilities possibites of this office ofce and
they can cn judge for themselves whether It
Is not a rich prize for the man who can canreach canreach canreach
reach It In the first trst place Mr Ir Beavers Dovor
is provided with wih a 0 blue pencil penci This Thispencil Thispenci Thispencil
pencil penci ho Is authorized lutborlzed to use and from
its swipes accross a 0 name nale or an account
there Is no appealSuppose appeal appealSuppose oppcolSupposo
Suppose for Instance postmaster Van
Cott Cot of New York City sends in in a 0 list listof lst lstof listof
of extra clerks or other employes he de desires l1eIlres desires ¬
sires appointed or promoted promotet and names nales
the salaries opposite opposlo the names nanlo of his hisnominees hisnomInee hisnomineos
nominees nomInee Well Wel this Hat lst goes to Mr Ir
Beavers Deaors and he uses his blue pencil penci here
there everywhere overywhereunt everywhereuntil until the list lst looks 100 Its
like lke a topographical survey of Terra del
Fuego FuegoIt FuegoI
It I Is returned to Postmaster Van Cottand Cott Cottnnd Cot
and that gentleman genteman goes out to Central
Park Pak and cools off of after afer having having told hisgrievance his hisgrievance hisgrievance
grievance In picturesque English Englsh to tho thosilent thosient thesilent
silent sient woods woodsSuppose woodsSuppose woodsSuppose
Suppose again Igaln that oxPostmator exPostma exPostUalter tor
General Dayton had a building bull1lng leased losed to
tho Government Goverment at lt a 0 good round rent rentand rentand rentand
and suppose the lease expired and Re Republicans Republc1ns Republicans ¬
publicans publc1ns wanted to rent a 0 building bull1lng at a agood 0 agood
good round sum SU1 on a long lease Mr r
Beaver slips slps In lot us lS say and cuts thegordian the thegordlan thegordlan
gordlan knot leot by leasing the building buiding
from his old patron Dayton for ten years yearsnnd year yearsand
and tho disappointed
dlsappolted Republicans
Republcns go goaround goaround
around the corner eornerklcklng corer kicking themselves and andasking andaskIng andasking
asking each other how muchAll much muchAll muchAl
All Al theso things have happened but
they are a small slal figure tgure in tho general generalround generl generlround generalround
round up of a 0 years transaction tmnsaclon In this thisoffice thisofce thisoffice
office ofce of salaries and Ind allowances alowlnces Every
postoffice postofc building buiding rented by the Governmont Gov Government Government ¬
ernment In the United States must have
tho bargain approved by Mr Ir Beavers Devers
little Itto pencil penci or It dont go Sometimes Sometmes
there is quite a contest by patriotic patriotc cltl cltlzens
zens to rent rnt their buildings buidings to tho Gov Government Goverament
ernment of oC their native natve land They like lke
to see the stars and stripes strpes flying fylng over
the structures they own and many trips tripsare tripsare
are made to Washington annually annuly to In
tcrvlew Mr Ir Beavers by rural rll wouldbe wouldberenters wouldberenters would bo borenters
renters ns lS to time suitableness sUltlbluness etc of
their respective rcspectvo buildings bullngs Mr Ir Beavers Beaversalways Deaers Deaersalways Beaversalways
always decides for the best interests of
the Government if the rent suits him
Sometimes Sometmes he opposes and sometimes sometmes ho
doesnt much depends on circum Icircumstances circumstances circumstances
stances stancesThere
There are very few fCw appeals from Mr
Beavers to the comptroller eomptroler comptroller and even if ifsquealers I
there were It would do the
woul appealer appealers or orsquealers orsquealers
squealers no good TIle comptroller
has too much other business Comptroler and Mr Ir
Beavers is the man to settle all al such suchmatters suchmaters suchmatters
matters mattersSo maters matersSo mattersSo
So It will wi be perceived percelvet that Mr Ir Beavers Beaver
Is a 0 desirable desirble gentleman genteman to cultivate cultvate if ifone Ifono ifone
one Intends renting rentng or leasing n building
or a 0 subpostofflce subpostofce sub poatoffice If Ifone one Is a 0 clerk willexpectant with withexpectant witheXICctant
expectant hopes hops of an increase In n salary
i or If I a 0 claim of any kind against the de department department department ¬
partment Is to bo 1 collected colected expense epense ac accounts account noCounts ¬
counts count too can cn bo chopped by Mr
Beavers Deaverl In fuel llet ho Is a real Pooh Bah Bahand Dahand Balmand
and his special aversion Is
newspaper newspapermen newspapermen newspapermen
men mooslng arround his department
Mr Ir Beavers has hI good and sufficient sufficientreasons sufcleat sufcleatreasons sufficientreasons
reasons for this natural nutrl prejudice
Tho past week Mr Ir Q II Hunt Iunt the thowell thewel timewell
well wel known newspaper correspondent correspondentwas
was charged by a fellow scribe who was wasoff wasof wasoff
off of on a brief vacation vncton to call cl at Mr Ir
Beavers office olce each day and ascertain ascertaintho ascertaInthe ascertainthe
the progress of certain work In the locality locllty
where his paper Is published publsbell In a 1 distant distantstate distantstlte distantstate
stateMr stlte
Mr Ma r Hunt lunt called olel1 and was briefly briefy in
formed by Mr Ir Beavers The next day
occurred occurredI Mr Ir Hunt unt called caled and Ind the following folowing scene sceneoccurred scenooccurred sceneoccurred
I told you yesterday did lld I not about aboutthis aboutthis aboutthis
this matter matterYesj mater materYe8 matterYes
Yesj Yes but blt I am Instructed Instrcted to find fad out outeach Olt Olteacb omiteach
each day as the work Plogress progresssWall piogresses1 piogresses1Well s sWel
Well Wel look In the bulletin buletn of the office oleo
for foryour your Information Informnton then thenDut thenBut
But I beg pardon Mr Ir Beavers Beaver but butthings butthings butthings
things happen after afer the bulletin buleln is put up upand upand upand
and my paper wants the very latest news newson nowson newson
l on I the progress progrol of the work workWell workWel workWell
Well Wel sir I will wi not bother myself myselftelling myselfte1n myselftelling
telling I te1n you each day and I will w1 not and andthat anllthat andthat
that 1 settles settes It I and Ind Mr Ir IJcavers JJeaver tilted tiltedhimself tited titedblmself tiltedhimself
himself back In his chair
bck with wlh a look lookwhich lool lookwhich
which plainly said What Whatareyou are you going
to I do about lit IliMr litMr m11r
Mr 11r Hunt retired relrcl1 and Ind The Globe Oobe found foundhim foundhim foundaim
him marveling larve1ng on the stops of the post postoffice postofco postffice
office ofco o ffice whether Beavers was a 0 public publicservant pub1c pub1cservant publicservant
s servant or tho owner In fee simple of the thedeplrtment theepartment
department deplrtment d epartment of salaries and Ind allowances allowancesMr alowances alowancesMr allowancesMr
Mr Beavers conception concepton of the duties dutieshe dutieshe
1 he owes time public publc as Its It paid plld servant Is Issimilar IssImiar lasimilar
similar s sImiar > In arrogance Irrogance to thoIdemts tho tbeldea > Ideas enter satestmtlncd entertained entei ¬
tained t tlned by many of the heads heals of bureaus bureausand burls bureausand
and a departments under the Imperialistic
J Republcn Republican Government of Imprlalsto William Wiiam I
J Mr Beavers Deaver cannot afford aford however to toantagonize toanlagonlze tontagonize
antagonize 0 a tho press as a Its arguseyed arguseyedrepresentatives arguseyedrepresentatvps argus eyed eyedepresentatives
representatives representatvps r might some day sud sUllodenly auddenly
i denly and unexpectedly dynamite dynnmle his hisEraft blsraC hisgran
Eraft raC and land him hlmutslde outside In the thecold thecold thecold
cold Ho le has au office ofco few applicants npplonts npplontsknow applicantsknow
know I anything about and fewer still stillhave Itl stillhave
1 have any Idea of Its Is rich pslbltes pslbltesA possibilitiesA possibilities
A man who has not lost his head entirely entirelyshould enlrely enlrelyshould entirelyshould
should cultivate cultvlte suavity 1ly In his bl position positionsaw pOllton pOlltonlaw positionsaw
saw I wood and keep out of the news newspapers newlpapr newspapers ¬
1 papers papr Bo prudent Mr r Beavers Dea veu andgrowrich and andgrow andgrowrch
grow I growrch growrich rich I

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