PARTIES: Reconstructionists

To Manhattan one evening last week went two of the 25 Republicans who still survive in the U. S. Senate. They were there by invitation to address New York's liberal Republicans to whom Theodore Roosevelt Jr. appealed fortnight ago (TIME, Dec. 17). The two Republican Senators, Gerald P. Nye of North Dakota and William Edgar Borah of Idaho, spoke their pieces at Mecca Temple whither all important Republicans of New York and neighboring states had been bidden.

Senator Nye spoke first: "The Party's future must be that of the...

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