STATES & CITIES: Milwaukee Recallers

STATES & CITIES

When the Depression was young, Milwaukee used to boast that it was the most solvent city in the U. S. At the end of 1931 it had a $4,000,000 surplus while all other large municipalities were wallowing in deficits. Since then, however, Milwaukee's finances and fame have gone steadily downhill until last week some 46,000 of its citizens were on record for the recall of their longtime Mayor, Socialist Daniel Webster Hoan. So unconcerned was Mayor Hoan with the fight on him and his policies that he went off fishing in...

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