A quarter of a ton of Mayors rode out of New Orleans in an automobile one day last week. They were going to a horse race. At a rut in the road, the car lurched violently. Safe as mutton sat 300-lb. Mayor Arthur J. O'Keefe of New Orleans. Startled into silence, 250-lb. Mayor William Hale ("Big Bill") Thompson of Chicago shot aloft, collided with the top, came down with nose and lip cut and bleeding. Next day the Young Men's Republican Club of New Orleans adopted a resolution which would have salved...

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