U.S. At War: New Day

Beginning this week, hydrant-shaped James C. Petrillo, boss of the American Federation of Musicians, will have to get along with four bodyguards (all relatives) instead of six. Two of his retinue had been told the job was over. Source of the news: Chicago's Police Department, which at long last had decided "Little Caesar" could get along with less protection.

From the taxpayers' viewpoint it was about time. For no less than 13 years the City of Chicago had furnished two detectives, at the taxpayers' expense, to see that the little man came to no harm.

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