National Affairs: In a Pullman

To most people a Pullman porter is a Negro called George who will do anything he can to make railroad journeys pleasant, comfortable, safe. He is the factotum of a confined and temporary world and his trustworthiness is part of the national credo. The necessity for this trustworthiness was evident last week when a Pullman porter went berserk on a Montreal-bound New York Central train.

Conductor Edward English said that he found Porter J. E. Smith drunkenly annoying a woman passenger in her berth. When the conductor interfered, Porter Smith knocked him down...

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