National Affairs: Quiet Chicago

The September day that Fisticuffer Gene Tunney arrived in Chicago, one of the motorcycle policemen in his honking, roaring, droning, whizzing escort fell off his machine and was badly hurt. Last week some gas merchants held a convention in Chicago and one of their honking, droning, whizzing, roaring escort ran down and hurt two women in the crowded Loop district. Last week also, Prince Wilhelm of Sweden visited Chicago. Before arriving he begged the Chicago police not to insist upon a honking, droning, whizzing, roaring escort for him; not, at least, to...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!