Twilight of Reform

During nearly 25 years, Judge Benjamin Barr Lindsey of Denver, Col., has had to fight for his office about a dozen times. By appointment or election, with or without party help (he is a Democrat in not very good standing), he has always got it. Last November, the Republicans (reputed to be led by the Ku Klux Klan), swept the state. But Lindsey held his seat by 117 votes. A recount was demanded. Last week, he appeared to be slipping. Meanwhile, appeals have gone through the Nation...

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