National Affairs: Political Notes: Sep. 22, 1924

In Northampton, Mass., James Lucey, famed cobbler friend of Calvin Coolidge, gained the First Hampshire County District Republican nomination for the Massachusetts Assembly. Aged 68, Cobbler Lucey has never before competed for public office.

In Manhattan, Gifford Pinchot, Pennsylvania's famed Governor, un- derwent an operation for the removal of an obstruction to the duct of one of his salivary glands. Said he: "The obstruction had to be removed . . . it makes talking difficult for a few days. . . . Meanwhile, the less I say the sooner the cut in the side of...

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