The Mikado of Long Island City
|From Fancyclopedia 1, ca. 1944|
|(Speer) - Nickname of Will Sykora, by analogy with Il Duce of Flushing Flats.|
See also: De Fuhrer of Newark Swamps.
Note that in the late 1930s, when America was facing up to the need to fight the fascist powers and Japan, with no assurance of winning, these Triumvirs tags were much more loaded titles than they seem today.
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