Ambitions in Illinois

In Chicago, tall, knowing Mayor Edward J. Kelly boarded the 8:15 C & A for Springfield. In the state capital, Governor Dwight Green's shiny black limousine called for him, took him to the Governor's ancient mansion. There, in the small family dining room, over a centerpiece of snapdragons and mimosa, Democrat Ed Kelly and Republican Dwight Green sat down to lunch. The menu was keyed to Ed Kelly's delicate stomach: consommé madrilene, cheese soufflé, green salad, fruit compote and coffee. It was not their first meeting, but it was the first time they had talked together officially since Dwight...

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