POLITICAL NOTES: Hellzapoppin

Election Day in the U. S. is followed by wash day. Dirty linen aired in campaigns, or kept out of sight until afterward, goes into the tub and comes out through the wringer. Last week saw political laundries worked overtime. Most notable part of the week's wash was another big indictment by New York City's crusading paladin, District Attorney Tom Dewey (see p. 13). Elsewhere:

¶ Donat J. Levesque, Democratic mayor ot sedate Lewiston. Me., was indicted on a charge of accepting a $200 bribe in connection with the appointment of a city...

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