NEW JERSEY: Lightning by Edison

Frank ("I-Am-the-Law") Hague, Boss-Mayor of Jersey City, loves to be dramatic. He is dramatic about motherhood (he has never been a mother), about Jersey City (a dreary spot), about collars (oldfashioned, stiff ones), about grammar (his is bad). Last week, with a loud, red face, he got dramatic about New Jersey's Governor Edison. For the Governor had signed a bill that hit Hague where it hurt most—the pocketbook.

First two-fisted assault on Hague's domination of the State government, the bill waived payment by railroads of $17,000,000 in interest and penalties on tax...

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