I Greet you.
May success follow your birth
To be worth your bold undertaking
To bring a better understanding
Among the men of Sanitation.
You come amidst thundering and lightning
Your comingyour staying shall be a benefit
To all who clean the city streets
Your aimshall always beto better conditions
For all men in the Department of Sanitation.
The greeter was John Cabbage, poet-laureate of New York City's street sweepers, garbage collectors, scowmen, dump tenders, sewage engineers, and white-collar employes of the city's Department of Sanitation. His salute was addressed to, and appeared last week in, the...