National Affairs: Boost

Tammany Hall, whose James John ("Jimmy") Walker was forced out of New York City Hall by Inquisitor Samuel Seabury, has been working with might & main for weeks to build up Mayor John Patrick O'Brien, Walker's gauche but apparently honest successor, into a respected character for next November's municipal election. Upon his success depends Tammany's grip on the city government. Last week Tammany received an unexpected boost when Judge Seabury told the Yale Daily News:

"I think there has been improvement under Mayor O'Brien. Economies have been effected which never could have been brought about...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!