NEW JERSEY: Virtue's Reward

For the first time in history Jersey City's Mayor Frank Hague faced "those damned voting machines," installed through the efforts of his archenemy, Republican Governor Walter Edge. Many hoped that Boss Hague, denied the benign influence of the graveyard vote, would be defeated after 28 years in office. Jersey City's well-trained voters gave him a handsome 3-t01 majority.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!