STATES & CITIES: Scandals of New York

Scandals of New York (Cont'd)

After a year of skunk-flushing in New York City's political woods, Counsel Samuel Seabury of the Legislature's investigation into municipal corruption last week bayed resoundingly on the trail of a fox. Never before had the chase come so close to slick little Mayor James John ("Jimmy") Walker.

Inquisitor Seabury first gave tongue last fortnight by revealing that the Mayor had been given $26,535 worth of bonds by a broker whom he had seen only once before but for whom it was in the Mayor's power to do a potent...

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