STATES & CITIES: Walker to Roosevelt


Last week in Albany Governor Roosevelt was presented with a hard political nut, a 27,000-word document wherein slick little James John ("Jimmy") Walker hotly defended his right to remain Mayor of New York. Replying to the ouster charges filed last June by Counsel Samuel Seabury of the legislative committee investigating Tammany corruption (TIME, June 13 et ante), Mayor Walker opened his defense with an attack. He charged that Republicans had instigated the inquiry "to divert public attention from the dreadful condition of...

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