NEGROES: Again, Cohen

Van Dyck bearded, ever sleekly habited, groomed with care, Walter L. Cohen, Negro Customs Comptroller and Sheriff of New Orleans, has long been a well rewarded servitor of the Republican party in Louisiana and a thorn in the flesh of Louisiana senators.

Twice (TIME, May 28, 1923, Mar. 3, 1924) Presidents Harding or Coolidge granted him interim appointments (appointments good till Congress reconvenes). Twice returning senators booted Mr. Cohen out of office. About a year ago the Senate grudgingly confirmed him as Sheriff and Comptroller...

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