Senator James A. Reed of Missouri transformed himself into a campaign funds' investigating committee of one, set out for Chicago to finish the prodding which he had suddenly left off in August.

In Illinois he unearthed no new grime.

In Indiana. Senator Reed heard a myriad of tales from a one-time Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan to the general effect that if Senator James E. Watson kept on being a good friend of the Klan he would some day be President of the U. S. Then he would appoint...

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