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May 23, 1896

THE JOURNAL SPECIAL AND THE "QUEEN AND CRESCENT."

JAMA. 1896;XXVI(21):1030. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430730032010

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Abstract

" But man, proud man. Drest in a little brief authority, Most ignorant of what he's most assured. His glassy essence, like an angry ape, Plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven As make the angels weep."

We have received a letter from a valued member, at the request of the railroad, deprecating the exposure of the methods of Superintendent Stevens in dealing with the members of the Journal party at Cincinnati in a recent issue, and offering as an excuse that there was an agreement to deliver to the Queen and Crescent some six sleeping-car loads of people from the " Big Four " on the Journal Special train. We were not responsible for opposition parties, and there was no such agreement, the Journal simply urged as many as possible to go that way, and urged those who wished to join the Special elsewhere than at Chicago to join at Cincinnati and

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