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...

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