National Affairs: Football: Oct. 21, 1929

On Nov. 5 the people of New York City will elect a mayor. Outstanding issue in the campaign has been the year-old Rothstein murder case (TIME, Dec. 24) with accompanying charges of laxity and corruption in the present Tammany administration, headed by re-election-seeking Mayor James John Walker. Last fortnight, New Yorkers were surprised to hear that George A. McManus, labelled by the police as The-Man-Who-Killed-Rothstein, would be brought to trial on Oct. 15. Last week New Yorkers were disappointed to hear that the trial had been postponed to Nov. 12. For, said Judge...

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