People, Jan. 1, 1934

"Names make news." Last week these names made this news:

Samuel Seabury returned to Manhattan from a European vacation a few days ahead of Postmaster General James Aloysius Farley, who had quipped that he did not dare travel on free passes so long as the famed New York inquisitor of Tam many graft was also abroad. When a newshawk reminded Mr. Seabury that "General" Farley had visited James John ("Jimmy") Walker* whom the Seabury investigation had driven discredited from City Hall into exile. Inquisitor Seabury flared: "It was not an edifying sight to see...

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