A Woman for Mayor by Helen M. Winslow & Walter Dean Goldbeck

By Helen M. Winslow & Walter Dean Goldbeck

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She dreamed already of a warfare against privilege--the privileges of the franchise corporations, the privileges of unjust taxation, and ultimately the privilege of private monopoly. Graft must be stamped out of the city administration, and a high order of men elected to the bench. Some big things must be accomplished in the city. She had arrived at the conclusion that to most people the municipality is an industrial accident, its government rather a matter of police, fire and health administration, some public schools and a police court, a street and water department; that they wanted just enough of these things, and at the lowest possible cost, to enable men to go about their daily business.

Well, he's just left me," replied the mayor. " said Bailey. "Then he's afraid, is he? I've done nothing as yet, but I heard something the other day that caused me to suspect trouble in that direction. See here, Gertie, just how far do you want me to go in this 'ripping-up-the-back' business? I'm positive if we once begin we'll find graft on every side of us. " "Never mind me," she answered. "What am I here for if it is not to purify city government? I don't expect to make friends in the process; but if I can serve the city--and thereby my state and my country, why,--" She stopped and looked fearlessly at Armstrong.

Rudolph will support you. I always said so. '" "As indeed, it does," replied Gertrude, thoughtfully. " "Undoubtedly," replied Gertrude. "Thank you, Bella, for coming to me. " CHAPTER XIV 49 "O, no; and Rudolph thought it better that I should not be known in this. So you must promise, Gertie, not to let it be known that I told you. " Gertrude laughed. " she said. " When her visitor had gone Gertrude Van Deusen sat alone for some time. She had caught only at a straw,--but it might indicate which way a very strong wind had blown or might now be blowing.

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