National Affairs: Campaign Funds

A low tariff party is at a disadvantage when it comes to the collection of campaign contributions from wealthy manufacturers. A pertinent sidelight was thrown on the meeting of the Democratic National Committee at Washington, last week, by Frank R. Kent of The Sun (Baltimore) when he told the following simple narrative:

"Three years ago, as a result of the Cox campaign, the Committee became saddled with a debt of $240,000, in the form of three notes, held by Washington and New York banks. The only way the committee could raise this money was...

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