CORRUPTION: Jersey City's

The Chamber of Commerce of Jersey City, N. J., last week named a committee to investigate charges reiterated by one James Burkitt, shockheaded, stump-speaking realtor, that Jersey City's high tax rate is the result of a corrupt stranglehold upon Jersey City politics held by Mayor Frank Hague, Democratic boss (TIME, May 21).

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