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

By Helen M. Winslow & Walter Dean Goldbeck

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But now,--well, let's make it a mutual thing. " said Gertrude to her inmost soul. But she did not change countenance. "Well, I will look into the matter," she replied. "If your contract is all right--and you say it is--the city will certainly stand by you. Of course I could not promise anything more definite than that now. But I will look into the matter and advise Mr. " "O, don't take your time to look up a contract a year old," said McAlister. "It won't be worth your while. Take my word,--the word of one who worked night and day for your father,--and just call Armstrong off.

Retorted Bailey. "Haven't I gone to bed sore and stiff, too many times, as a boy, to forget it? It's because you are a fair fighter and not a boodler that we want you at the head of the street department now. " "You can be sure of it, Bailey," returned Allingham. "I'll accept at once. Tell me more of what you are finding out. " "She won't mind your knowing some of it anyhow, because you'll be expected to help us look into certain matters," said Bailey. They talked together for an hour or so, and when John Allingham finally departed he felt a deeper interest in city reform than ever, and believed the time had come when he could be of real use to his community.

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. " he asked. "Certainly," she replied. " said he. " "But you must be prepared for war--underhanded, tricky, politicians' war," added Bailey. A week later he appeared again at her office and asked for a private interview. "Gertrude," he began, "it's as I feared about McAlister. " "That doesn't surprise me," replied the Mayor. " "He has a separate contract for every 300 square yards of pavement he lays," said Armstrong.

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