STATES & CITIES: The Make-Do Man

Nearly everybody in Louisville felt something personal about Mayor Charles Peaslee Farnsley's way of running the city. He had put television into the city libraries ("Only city in the country where you don't have to go into the saloons," said he), had conducted weekly open "beef sessions" for irate citizens, had roped off special streets for roller-skating and games, had set up "tot-lots" on unused property for the benefit of weary mothers, had found many a way to make do on a narrow budget. Sample: paving only the center lanes of streets to make his repair funds stretch twice...

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