POLITICAL NOTES: Cleveland Idyll

Polite excitement tingled in the bosoms of a group of smiling ladies and gentlemen in Cleveland one night last week as they gathered in the smart offices of their city manager, William Rowland Hopkins. That day 97,000 Cleveland voters had chosen between city management and a return to the old mayor-and-ward-politics system. Manager Hopkins and friends were receiving election returns. Manager Hopkins was winning. A little moved by his success, he strolled to an open window, gazed long at a bright moon. The tight lines of his face relaxed. Coughing for attention,...

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