POLITICAL NOTES: Enter Evolution

Neither Herbert Clark Hoover nor Alfred Emanuel Smith has mentioned the evolution theory during the campaign. That is no proper issue for presidential nominees to discuss. It is outside their platforms and, besides, it might alienate votes. Last week, Congressman Henry Bascom Steagall of Alabama said that Nominee Hoover is an evolutionist, and that it is "strange that orthodox ministers could vote for a man who believes in the evolution theory."


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