The Mikado of Long Island City
|from Fancyclopedia 1 ca. 1944|
|(Speer) - Nickname of Will Sykora, by analogy with Il Duce of Flushing Flats.|
Note that in the late 30s when American was facing up to the need to fight the fascist powers and Japan, with no assurance of winning, these were much more loaded titles than they seem today.
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