National Affairs: A Mayor Abroad

Romping through Europe like an urchin through a formal drawing-room, forgetting his manners but unable to lose his impudent charm, James J. Walker, New York Mayor, continued last week to fill U. S. news-sheets with reports of casual misdemeanors, carelessly missed engagements. He went to the Tower of London, found the execution block "a pretty nifty chin rest," offered to provide New York with material for a demonstration but refused to name names. A Belfast newspaper said that he had been late for every engagement in Ireland and suggested as a parody on...

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