Quarrel over Frank Brooks's body
The quarrel ot; the coroners of Shel by and Bartholomew over the body jof Frank Brooks illustrates to what depths that once honorable office has been ?0 m and as a "job only was it i considered by either one. The office i of coroner has . become j to be a stench in the nostrils j of j the people,; owing ' to its continued and persistent abuse, and the stench does not arise I! from the bodies upon which the coroner sits, but from the coroner that sit9 on the bodies.