THE STATES: The Governors

They changed the beer in Yezzi's place last week. Over the bar of the State Street saloon, where Albany politicians hang out, now flows Genesee beer, made by Louis Wehle, New York's newly appointed conservation commissioner. Yezzi's was turning with the political wind: after twelve years of Republican rule, Averell Hardman, millionaire Democrat, was inaugurated as governor of New York, the nation's second biggest political job.

Trainloads of party stalwarts from New York City rolled into Albany for Harriman's inauguration. Hotels were jammed with the jubilant and the job-hungry, come to celebrate...

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