National Affairs: Booms

Primaries proceed apace. The great adventure last week was the Wisconsin Democratic primary. There Governor Al Smith of New York took victory away from William G. McAdoo. It was Mr. McAdoo's first serious set-back in a primary vote. Governor Smith had made no purposeful campaign, and pointed out that he had never had official notification that his name was entered. But Smith had the reputation of being a Wet; McAdoo is a well known Dry; and Milwaukee is famous.

In the Republican primary in the same state, La Follette had better than a 2...

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