NEW YORK: Walker Again

That a great political machine is built above all else on loyalty was demonstrated at 10 o'clock one morning last week when a Tammany attorney appeared in the offices of New York City's Transit Commission. Greeted by newshawks and photographers, he chatted, wisecracked, amiably took poses. Dapper little James J. Walker, for the first time since he resigned as mayor of New York City under the fire of a sensational investigation (TIME, May 30, 1932, et seq.), was back in a full-time municipal job.

Denied by Jimmy Walker and his Tammany friends as firmly as it was believed by everyone else...

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