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              [enclosed newspaper clipping]
  Mr. Dana has mounted several steps higher
since he began in the upper-story of the Tribune.
By slow degrees, he has reached a position which
gives him supreme control of the concern, in-
cluding Horace himself.  A sharp, shrewd, cal-
culating, energetic and rather overbearing cha-
racter, Charles has proved more than a match
for any of his associates.  Strong in his likes and
dislikes, he has many friends and an equal num-
ber of enemies.  Where he finds a chance to im-
prove his personal prospects, he does not fail to
seize it; and when anybody stands in his way,
he does not hesitate to remove him by such
means as happen to come handy.  I don�t be-
lieve that Dana would act a part that was posi-
tively mean; but I doubt if he would higgle at
bullying a man out of his opinions if he once got
the idea that his antagonist was the feebler of
the two.  Horace succumbs to him, and Charles
is really the �cock of the walk.�  Once, when an
employe complained to Greeley that Dana
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