U.S. At War: Gone Again Faherty

Month ago Illinois's kinky-haired Senator C. Wayland ("Curly") Brooks and Colonel Robert Rutherford McCormick's Chicago Tribune dredged up out of oblivion a ready-made Republican candidate for Mayor of Chicago: jovial, burly Roger Faherty (TIME, Jan. 4). His hour was brief: last week Roger Faherty was back in oblivion again.

Chicagoans had muttered about the way Roger Faherty's nomination had been announced in advance by the Tribune; some hinted that the Tribune had made a deal with its onetime friend—shrewd Democratic Mayor Edward J. Kelly. (A more likely explanation was current in Chicago newspaper...

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