In thousands, tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, millions, money poured into the national political treasuries. The G. O. P. was first to announce a figure surpassing the $4,000,000 estimates set at the beginning of the campaign. National Republican Treasurer Joseph Randolph Nutt took pains to explain that he had collected in a double capacity, for the National Committee and for the State Committees. His double-entry books showed a total collection of $4,141,080.20.

National Democratic Treasurer James Watson Gerard, without fussing about double-entries, announced a total of...

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