CORRUPTION: Sewer Sequel

Uneasy lies the head that wears a senatorial top-hat or even a mayor's derby. The politicians that really have fun are the big frogs in small side-puddles. But often the splashing of such frogs becomes notorious and higher authorities investigate. So it was with Maurice E. Connolly, who splashed as President of the Borough of Queens (appendage of New York City) from 1911 until last week. President Connolly's notoriety, like that of many another discredited municipal official, arose from his city's sewers.

Just before Christmas, Governor Smith of New York State launched an investigation of President Connolly's sewer system (TIME, Jan....

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