STATES & CITIES: Scandals of New York (Cont'd)

Corruption in the government of New York City is widespread. This corruption could not exist on so large a scale if the sinister forces who are profiting by it were not afforded protection. Their identity must be established.

Thus, last month, did Samuel Seabury, counsel for the Republican-controlled legislative committee which has been investigating the Democratic municipal government for the past six months, state the purpose of his inquiry. Last week Inquisitor Seabury had established the identity of several persons who had profited by conditions within Tammany Hall, had also established the...

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