National Affairs: Exit Hague

Because he would not tell the New Jersey legislature how he made his fortune, Mayor Frank Hague of Jersey City was arrested for contempt. Last week his great & good Democratic friend Vice-Chancellor John J. Fallen of New Jersey quashed his arrest as unconstitutional. Promptly Mayor Hague sailed for Europe in the imperial suite of the S. S. Berengaria.

The tongues of Mayor Hague's enemies clacked. He had, they said again, transferred his wealth to England where he has a house (TIME, May 27). He would, they predicted, never return to the U. S....

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