Challenging Hizzoner

February 1975
Time;2/24/1975, Vol. 105 Issue 8, p23
The article discusses how the series of setbacks suffered by five-term Mayor Richard Daley of Chicago, Illinois benefited mayoralty candidate, Alderman William Singer. The issues thrown against Daley include the conviction of his right-hand man Alderman Thomas Keane for using their offices for private gain, his secret ownership of a real estate company with assets of about 200,000 dollars and his influence on the placement of millions of dollars worth of city insureace. It mentions the support that Singer gets from the groups that traditionally backed the Hizzoner and his machine because of their cited lapses. Moreover, the article includes the statement of lawyer Jack Guthman on the possibility that Singer will not be able topple down the mayor.


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