STATES & CITIES: Throttlebottoms' Revenge


Throttlebottoms' Revenge

If the Vice-Presidency of the U. S. is often a gateway to polite political obscurity, even more hapless Throttlebottoms are lieutenant governors of most States. Last week, therefore, their colleagues watched with interest and envy as two lieutenant governors took advantage of their chiefs' absences to make unusual news:

When Massachusetts' Governor Charles F. Hurley left his office for a couple of days, ambitious and rambunctious Lieut. Governor Francis E. Kelly moved into the Governor's office, summoned the Governor's secretary, directed him before delighted newshawks to call...

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