JUDICIARY: A Judge's Friends

Early in December a pretentious restaurant called the Roman Gardens in the borough of The Bronx, New York City, was the scene of a bounteous banquet. Guest of honor was handsome, thickset City Magistrate Albert H. Vitale, who had just returned from a vacation. With this vigorous representative of the Law there sat down seven men whose faces appear in Manhattan's rogues' gallery. There were also several other suspicious persons, a group of local businessmen, a police detective, and a swart gentleman called Ciro Terranova alias Morello, commonly known as the...

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