POLITICAL NOTES: Solicitation

Ku Klux Mayor W. H. N. Stevens, Newark, Ohio (population 30,000) suffered a visitation in his office last week. "How are you, Bailiff?" he queried. Bailiff Robert Darnes arrested His Honor, removed a large revolver from his person, lodged him in Licking County Jail, charged with soliciting bribes. Half hour later, His Honor's stenographer, Miss Margaret Flowers, was also arrested, for active association in the Mayor's alleged requests of traveling salesmen for $100 "contributions."

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