National Affairs: In Maine

Up, down and across the great triangle that is Maine, through moose-filled forests, over teeming trout rivers, went Major Arthur L. Thayer of Bangor, politely but roundly crying out upon a menace. Not a forest fire, not a werewolf, not bootleggery from Canada nor a cloud of gypsy moths did the crier herald, but a phenomenon seldom associated by the rest of the country with the great state of Maine—the Ku Klux Klan. Major Thayer was asking the voters to nominate him as Republican candidate for governor instead of Governor Ralph O. Brewster,...

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