At the annual U.S. Mayors' Conference,
held last week in Chicago, a Tribune reporter asked New York City's
razor-tongued Fiorello LaGuardia if he would consider entering a
wastepaper-collecting race with Chicago's tousle-thatched Edward J.
Kelly. Cracked hen-shaped Fiorello: "No. . . . Chicago has an
unfair advantage. . . . Look at all the people who throw away the
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