CIVILIAN DEFENSE: Hen-yard Pagliaccio

Fiorello LaGuardia has never had high marks for decorum. Last week his misbehavior became so shrill and noisy that even tolerant New York took down its strap and went after its "Butch."

For some time Butch had been skimping his Mayoralty to work at the Office of Civilian Defense. By the same token he was skimping OCD. Even Mr. Roosevelt, according to a persistent report, shared this view, but could think of no painless way of easing LaGuardia out. Meantime hen-shaped Fiorello continued to fly back & forth between Washington and...

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