In Jersey City, N. J., the net public debt per capita is $241—higher than in almost any other U. S. city of 30,000 or more population. The mayor of Jersey City is Frank Hague, a member of the National Democratic Committee, close friend of Candidate Smith. Upon these two facts, with colorful amplification, a one-man spectacle was staged in Jersey City for several weeks, up to last week, when the one man's amplifier, his voice, broke down.

The man was one James Burkitt, stalwart, 40-year-old, shock-headed native of Mississippi (white), whose activities...

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