This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... ON THE ENFORCEMENT OF LAW IN CITIES Gentlemen: When recently you called upon me with a statement of your views of certain phases ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... ON THE ENFORCEMENT OF LAW IN CITIES Gentlemen: When recently you called upon me with a statement of your views of certain phases of the morals of the town, including suggestions as to how those morals might be improved by me, I told you that I would consider your words and communicate with you. I have considered them and I now reply. The subject that you introduce is large, and I wish it appeared as simple to me as it seems to appear to some. It is a subject as old as humanity, as old as the fact of human sin, and to understand it, to discuss it properly or fully, would require a profound 'knowledge of the psychology and of the environment, social, political, and economic, of all peoples in all times. I had thought and read and studied and even made bold to write and speak on these subjects before I became mayor, and since I became mayor I have pondered them still more deeply. I have tried to discover my duty. This, which perhaps seems an easy thing to those who have never had the responsibility, is nevertheless not quite easy, after all. I recognize, I assure you, the sincerity of your desire to improve conditions in this city, and in that respect we have a common aim, which is to make Toledo a better city to live in, to provide here a cleaner, wholesomer environment for all people, and to uplift and improve the common lot. The methods which, as it appears to me, are best calculated to bring this end to pass, I hope to make clear in this letter. I should count myself fortunate if I could have your assistance in the work I am trying to do, for I believe that therein lies the best, perhaps the only hope of success in what you are trying to do. What I am trying to do, in my personal and official capacity--and I do not believe that a man...
Good. Book Scuffs, soils, edge wear, bumps from binding, etc. A readable copy. 94 page "letter" addressed to Messrs. Julius J. Lamson, M. J. Riggs, L. V. McKesson, F. B. Respess, L. E. Clark, Henry C. Truesdall, Herbert P. Whitney and Karl A. Flickinger-representatives of the Federation of Churches in Toledo.
Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, 1913. 2nd Ed(Revised), Good+, Hard Cover, Size=5.5"x8", 94pgs. Shelfwear head and foot of spine, fore-edge corners, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Contents in Near Fine condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
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