NEW YORK: Revolt Squashed

Thomas E. Dewey decided that New York's Acting Lieutenant Governor Arthur Wicks was unfit, because of his visits to imprisoned Labor Racketeer Joseph Fay (TIME, Oct. 12). Promptly, Dewey called a special session of the legislature to boot out Wicks as majority leader and temporary president of the state senate. The Dewey forces thought that they had ihe support of nearly all the 37 Republican senators. But Dewey's quick-kick attempt was blocked.

The G.O.P. senators, pained at such blunt tactics against one of their own, wavered and weasled and, after an unhappy,...

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