NEW YORK: The Touch

In a touching display of loyalty, New York City's retiring Mayor O'Dwyer was rewarding a few public servants he will leave behind when he goes to Mexico as ambassador. The detective who had chauffeured the mayor's Cadillac was appointed Seventh Deputy Police Commissioner, forthwith applied for retirement on the $6,000-a-year pension of a commissioner. O'Dwyer's other driver and his bodyguard, $5,150-a-year detectives, were also appointed deputy police commissioners, entitled to the same melon-sized pensions. As for O'Dwyer's executive secretary, the mayor created a $10,000-a-year job for him.


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