Two Governors

The strong men of the states—they whose currents of popularity are stronger than the tide of public sentiment in a national election—are few and far between. In this election, they were two, with 500 miles between— Governor Al Smith in New York and Governor Vic Donahey in Ohio.

Al Smith, having contributed to a two weeks' Democratic deadlock last June, is perhaps the larger figure in the public eye. In the election just past, although Coolidge carried New York by more than 800,000 votes, and the Republicans...

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