STATES & CITIES: Joseph Nay & Yea

STATES & CITIES

Last year, as acting Mayor for 16 weeks after James John Walker's flight, clean-cut, grinning little Joseph Vincent McKee was the idol, the White Hope of thousands of New Yorkers who mortally hate & fear the yoke of Tammany. He had striven for municipal economies. Although he prided himself on his Democratic regularity, in Board of Estimate meetings he did not seem afraid to swap punches with Tammany. When bumbling John Patrick O'Brien was propped up in the special Mayoral election last November by Tammany, many a citizen was puzzled...

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