National Affairs: Extraordinary Mayor

Last week the New Jersey Assembly appropriated $35,000 for an investigation of the mayor of Wildwood, a hardened little resort town and fishing port between Atlantic City and Cape May. At the same time Wildwood's Independent Taxpayers' League announced they would circulate a petition demanding the Mayor's resignation. Such news might pain an ordinary U. S. mayor, but not Wildwood's 41-year-old Doris Warren Bradway. She is used to trouble.

Since Republican Doris Bradway became New Jersey's first woman mayor in 1933, her official acts have been investigated no less than ten times by...

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