POLITICAL NOTES: Pinchot Passes

A tall, lean man stands up before the Pennsylvania legislature. He is 61 and something of a fighter. His name is Gifford Pinchot (although the late Senator Boies Penrose once suggested that it be changed to "Pin-shot"). He is Governor of Pennsylvania and he is reading his farewell message. His audience becomes restless as he recounts the departmental doings. Suddenly he switches to "gangs"; there is a hush, followed by a buzz. He says:

"After four years in a position to learn the facts I am going out of office with the most...

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