STATES & CITIES: Brown for Glassford

Having heard that some angry farmers were planning a march on Washington this winter, trim, efficient, cheerful Superintendent Pelham D. Glassford of the Washington police, who handled the B. E. F. peacefully until the Army butted in, went three weeks ago to the District of Columbia Commissioners, asked for ''undisputed authority to evacuate any army of indigents after their Constitutional rights of petition have been exercised.'' Last week he was looking for a job.

Technically General Glassford, War-time brigadier, submitted his resignation because the commissioners would not permit him to replace the...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!