POLITICAL NOTES: Fight Postponed

Having fallen flat on his face last Nov. 7 when he failed to produce enough Chicago votes to re-elect Scott Lucas to the United States Senate, egg-bald, ulcer-plagued little Jake Arvey made good his threat to resign as boss of the Cook County Democratic organization. He did it, he said, "for reasons of health." To make him feel better, Democratic leaders promised him the job of Illinois National Committeeman, which has been vacant since Boss Ed Kelly died.

Who would now be boss in Chicago? The machine professionals wanted a benign-looking, dependable...

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