NEW YORK: Wigwam Party

One of the most popular of U. S. heroes is a crusading young district attorney who cleans up dirty local politics. In real life, for half a century, he or his impersonator has turned up periodically in all parts of the U. S. In fiction his reappearances are almost continuous—twice within the last fortnight in cinema alone (TIME, Aug. 22).

When the latest and most successful reincarnation of this popular character last week placed on trial a leader of the most ill-famed U. S. political machine, small wonder that Western Union alone filed 40,000 words to the newspapers of the...

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