National Affairs: Rogers' Election

Last week, the Fifth Congressional District of Massachusetts held a byelection for U. S. Congressman. There were two candidates.

One was Eugene Noble Foss. He was Congressman in 1910. He served as Governor of Massachusetts for three one-year terms (1911-13 inclusive). He has been by turns Republican, Democrat and Prohibitionist. In the present election, he was a Democrat—a self-styled "Coolidge-Democrat."

The other candidate was Republican Edith Nourse Rogers, widow of John Jacob Rogers, Representative, who died last March after an operation. She served with the Red Cross in France during the War. Since then, she...

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