STATES & CITIES: Technical

STATES & CITIES

As important page one news as the neighborhood's bloody coal strike (see p. 14) last week was the indictment of Pittsburgh's Mayor Charles H. Kline for malfeasance in office. Also indicted was Bertram L. Succop, onetime director of the city's Department of Supplies, whom Mayor Kline dismissed as soon as the present investigation into municipal food- buying loomed. A grand jury found that food contracts had not been let to the lowest responsible bidder, that contracts had been given to firms under fictitious names, that contemplated purchases of over $500...

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