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The Mayor rose to her full height. "We may as well terminate this interview. I could not think of accepting anything of the sort. " "Tut, tut, my dear lady," answered Vickery suavely, "I might have known better than to have presented my proposition to any woman--but you are an advanced woman, one who knows the ways of the world. " "Mr. " "Now you're talking like a sensible woman--a woman who has some idea of running municipal affairs in a business way," the man replied. " "Well, Mr. Vickery, I want to think this over a little," said Gertrude.
Yes," she said, "I expect to start things in that direction, and to create such a public interest that my successor will be chosen especially to carry on the work that I mean to begin. I know of one city which already views these things as a necessary part of a good city's administration. It is not content with doing as few things as possible; it does as many things as possible for its people. Its public bath-houses give hundreds of thousands of baths every year. They are equipped with gymnasiums, where public instructors teach the children.
A meeting was called and every one of the Common Council came. Then Gertrude began to count her strength, and to find that a man's pocketbook is next to his heart in more senses than one. It was a stormy meeting--this first one over which the woman-mayor presided. Mason and Turner and several others of the new members of the city council worked ably to get the proposed amendment to the charter through; but every alderman and a majority of the Council were against it. The debate was hot and turbulent.
A Woman for Mayor by Helen M. Winslow & Walter Dean Goldbeck