National Affairs: Policemen

In most sizable U. S. cities, the policemen at traffic stops or walking their beats in residential districts make a practice of accosting peaceful citizens several times a year and shoving forward a printed ticket in a purposeful way. The ticket often resembles, in color and size, the card that one gets for speeding, parking without lights or committing a nuisance. The citizen's relief is great when he finds that he has not been arrested, that the ticket is merely an admission to the next policemen's ball or euchre-fest or field day. The citizen now exhibits his nonchalance in the presence...

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