National Affairs: Mrs. Smith's Week

The round, placid, motherly lady who was Katie Dunn of the Bronx, then Mrs. Smith of Oliver Street, then the wife of Assemblyman Smith, then a four-time Governor's wife and finally a candidate for First Lady of the Land, emerged from her husband's friend's private car and smiled contentedly at Houston. Newsgatherers waiting at her hotel were soon handed a mimeographed statement by the lady's experienced secretary, Miss Rose Pedrick.

"There is really nothing for me to say," said the mimeograph. "My trip from Albany was very enjoyable. . . . True Southern hospitality....