STATES & CITIES: Good Fellow Sentenced

Pittsburghers used to know their Mayor Charles Howard Kline as a "good fellow" who liked the public eye and hid a tendency toward plumpness with snappy, well-tailored suits. Since he was convicted last May of official malfeasance in the purchase of city supplies (TIME, May 23). the Mayor has made less than half a dozen appearances before the City Council, fewer public speeches. In Butler, Pa. one day last week he snapped at his oldtime friends, the Press photographers, when they crowded around him. They wanted to snap him because he had...

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