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Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909

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Language: English
Wordcount: 89,134 / 282 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 38.7
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 208
mnybks.net#: 3538
Genres: Politics, History
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ce, are not touched upon. The histories of those selected for consideration show the machine, or if you like, the system, at its work of passing undesirable measures, and of blocking the passage of good measures. If the Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 assist the citizens of California to understand how this is done; if it give them that knowledge of the weakness, the strength, the purposes, and the affiliations of the Senators and Assemblymen who sat in the Legislature of 1909, a knowledge of which the machine managers have had heretofore a monopoly; if it point the way for a new method of publicity to crush corruption and to promote reform - a way which others better prepared for the work than I, may, in California and even in other States, follow - the labor of preparing this volume for the press will have been justified.

Franklin Hichborn.

Santa Clara, Cal., July 4, 1909.


Chapter I.


Breaking Ground.

Although the Reform Element

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