National Affairs: Scandals of New York

James John ("Jimmy") Walker, New York City's glib, pinchbeck little Mayor, had to appear in court last week. He was not on trial personally, just a witness. Yet he was on trial politically because the case was that of a city magistrate charged with buying his position from Tammany Hall, of which Mayor Walker is currently the chief official product. The scandal of George F. Ewald, judge of the Traffic Court, was another climax in a long series of Democratic scandals which mischance and political adversaries had...

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