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Collier's, subtitled " The National Weekly," has sent out an army of 1,000 canvassers. These canvassers visit the homes of all subscribers to the magazine, said to number 250,000. They are taking a poll on first choice for a successor to President Harding, and, incidentally, they are drumming up trade.

By doing its stunt thus early, Collier's has apparently forestalled The Literary Digest.

The Digest's famous polls on the presidency and on prohibition were of distinct value. The value was due to the tremendous scope of the polls and...

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