National Affairs: Convention


Into St. Paul, the eastern twin of the twin cities, flocked 40,000 veterans of the last major war which the U. S. has enjoyed. The occasion was the Sixth Annual Convention of the American Legion.

The actual delegates, a small portion of the whole number present, assembled in a great hall filled with State standards, in the best political convention style. Messages were read from Rear Admiral Sims, from Charles P. Donnelly (President of the Northern Pacific Railway), Lord Byng (Governor General of Canada), Josephus Daniels, General Diaz of Italy, Admiral Beatty of England,...

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