A Municipal Report A Municipal Report
By O. Henry ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) It was raining as I got off the train in Nashville, Tennessee -- a slow, gray... A Municipal Report

By O. Henry
ReadOasis Step 2
(Part 1)

It was raining as I got off the train in Nashville, Tennessee -- a slow, gray rain. I was tired, so I went straight to my hotel.

When I arrived, a big, heavy man was walking up and down in the hotel lobby. There was something odd about the way he moved. It made me think of a hungry dog looking for a bone. He had a big, fat, red face and a sleepy expression in his eyes. He introduced himself as Wentworth Caswell -- Major Wentworth Caswell -- from "a fine so...

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