but the district of Columbia is. not an ancient colony, from which the sons go out into the western plains, leaving their sisters in the old homesteads.
, a city of art ; of fashion and of pleasure; a city in which it is easy to drink and dice, to dance and flirt.
Women are drawn to Washington
, because Washington
is the capital; the seat of government; a place in which there are many single men; and in which more money is spent than earned.
In all the other states and territories, there is excess of male life.
In some, as Vermont
, and Kentucky
, the excess is slight — not more than seven in each thousand souls.
In others, such as Utah
, and New Mexico
, the surplus male life is not excessive.
, and Minnesota
, the excess is striking; and in Arizona
, and Montana
, it is enormous-three to one, and even four to one.
Does any one need evidence as to the moral and social aspects of a region in which there is only one White
woman to four White
Physical loss appears to follow closely in the wake of this moral loss.
For many years, nobody paid