Western Dewey

A young Harvard-educated prosecutor who likes to think of himself as the Wild West's Tom Dewey last week could carve four more notches in his briefcase. His victims: Cheyenne, Wyo.'s mayor, chief of police and two cops.

Cheyenne's dilapidated, frame-built West End district* was a wide-open haven for girls, gambling and guzzling until last summer, when Army authorities from nearby Fort Francis E. Warren cracked down. Sin spots went under cover, which meant they had to begin buying protection. Soldiers (mostly Negroes) from Fort Warren still had a million-a-month payroll to blow....

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