POLITICAL NOTE: Lunacy Tester

Last week for the first time since September 1932 when he resigned as Mayor of the City of New York in the face of ouster proceedings, James Joseph ("Jimmy") Walker was back in a public job. As a member of a three-man lunacy commission appointed by a General Sessions Judge, Jimmy Walker, who is chiefly interested at present in rearing an adopted daughter and breeding Irish terriers and fancy chickens on his new Long Island farm, will help to examine an addled ex-convict awaiting sentence for robbery. Usual pay for such...

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