POLITICAL NOTES: Men v. Machine in Chicago

Chicago's Democratic machine swept the city primary last week, and porcine (245 Ibs.) Alderman Mathias Bauler, who has fattened for 40-odd years on machine politics, celebrated by dancing a jig in his favorite trough, City Hall. "Chicago," grunted happy "Paddy" Bauler, "ain't ready for reform yet." He could be wrong: next month reform will get another chance at Chicago's polls.

Tears & Cold Turkey. Last week the machine mowed down Mayor Martin Kennelly, 67, a businessman with snow-white hair and matching reputation, who was drafted in 1947 to save the Democrats from...

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