They sat up late in the Tammany headquarters, arguing it now this way and now that, with Boss Olvaney and other Tammanyites as polite judges. But there was only one "logical" candidate and eventually all were agreed. They could not have Senator Barkley of Kentucky because he had made speeches for Anti-Saloon League pay. They could not have Representative Hull of Tennessee for a similar reason. Evans Woollen, Indiana banker, was too little known. White-crested Senator Reed of Missouri scarcely figured; he had been so vociferously eager....

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