POLITICAL NOTES: Postmasters

The Democratic tongue of Senator Pat Harrison of Mississippi—ever active in Republican rebuke—has lost none of its pristine vigor. Even a list of postmasterial nominations, sent to the Senate by the President, inspired him with an Homeric recital: "Only one California Postmaster nomination comes to us ... Idaho gets nominations for one Postmaster only . . . Wisconsin, I notice, gets one. Running down the list, there is, however, one State that is very fortunate and that is the State represented by the Secretary to the President, C. Bascom Slemp.

"He is...

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