NEW YORK: What's Going On Here?

If a visitor from France, used to the crazy-quilt politics of a dozen different parties, had dropped into the New York City political scene last week, he might have felt perfectly at home. An important mayoralty campaign was getting under way with seven candidates in the field and ten bewildered and bewildering parties on the ballot.

The Republican candidate, Judge Jonah J. Goldstein, had been a Democrat until the day before his nomination. Now, with the added blessings of the Liberal and Fusion Parties, grey-haired Judge Goldstein was belaboring Democrats right & left. Nightly he cried that "Tammany's tin-box boys"...

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