National Affairs: Septemvirate

The principality of Tammany, Government of Manhattan's Democrats, solved the problem of its search for a Prince to succeed the late boss Charles F. Murphy. The Prince Tammany wanted could not be had, and no man who could be had was the Prince Tammany wanted. The solution of the problem was simple. The principality dissolved itself into an oligarchy.

A committee of seven was empowered to rule until July 15. The rule, it is said, will be in the interests of the Presidential candidacy of Governor Al Smith. Besides, it will place inimical cartoonists...

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