The Press: The Mayor's Lady

Only three weeks ago, New York's Mayor William O'Dwyer seemed to be running for re-election on a platform of love, and he was getting gladsome publicity from the press. Last week, the election won, Bill O'Dwyer ruefully learned the lesson of the sorcerer's apprentice: it is hard to stop a flood.

During the campaign, O'Dwyer and slender, pretty Sloan Simpson, thirtyish ex-model, had willingly and smilingly posed for photographers wherever they went. To a reporter who asked if a wedding was in the offing, O'Dwyer had coyly replied: "I'll discuss that after election."...

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