National Affairs: Scandals of New York (Cont'd)

James John ("Jimmy") Walker, New York's glib little Mayor, returned last week from his California vacation, during which the City Affairs Committee had requested Governor Roosevelt to remove him from office (TIME, March 23). Ostentatiously the Mayor got to work. The newspapers carried pictures of him wearing horn-rimmed glasses, posed busily at his desk. It was announced that on the first day of his return he got to the City Hall at 10:22 a. m., a record. Suddenly abandoning the role of wisecracking playboy for that of...

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