National Affairs: Ohio

Rent and sore from its April primary, the G. 0. P. of Ohio last week reached the first stage of real convalescence. Carmi Alderman Thompson, voluble Clevelander who led the late Senator Willis' presidential campaign and inveighed bitterly against the invading forces of Hooverism, withdrew his candidacy for the U. S. Senate in favor of Representative Theodore Elijah Burton, venerable Hoover leader. The Thompson withdrawal meant little in itself since the Thompson candidacy looked hopeless against Mr. Burton, who has been a distinguished Senator before now (1905-15). But the Thompson cry for...

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