POLITICAL NOTES: Field

Three years ago a big, leathery-faced gentleman in white flannel trousers, white doeskin shoes, a blue serge coat and stiff straw hat, climbed carefully up to the driver's seat of a multi-horsepowered tractor reaper-binder and drove it around in a 90-acre Kansas wheat field for a few minutes, while cameras clicked furiously and other carefully garbed gentlemen stood in the stubble grinning jovially. Then President Harding, Senator Arthur Capper, Governor Davis, William Allen White and others repaired to a public green in the nearby town of Hutchinson, Kan., where the President gave a...

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