Serving his fifth term as mayor of the city of Waterbury (pop.: 98,000) and his second as Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, husky, ruddy Democrat T. Frank Hayes last October got a setback galling to a political boss—his hand-picked Waterbury comptroller, Daniel J. Leary, lost an election to Republican Sherwood L. Rowland by 33 votes. Republican Comptroller Rowland took a good look at the accounts of the eight-year Hayes regime, called in State's Attorney Hugh M. Alcorn. Attorney Alcorn took another look, called in a grand jury.

Last week, the grand jury handed...

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