Press: Who Believes in Honest Government?


When the Louisville Courier-Journal was owned and edited by the late "Marse" Henry Watterson, he thought nothing of calling Theodore Roosevelt "as sweet a gentleman as ever scuttled a ship or cut a throat." President Roosevelt thought nothing of it either. When he returned to private life, he and Watterson dined together on the best of terms. Last week the acting editor of the Courier-Journal, now owned by Robert Worth Bingham, U. S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James's, got into a serious scrape for much less daring impudence.

In the Courier-Journal's...

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