Pre-Convention

The boom of Mr. Coolidge for the Republican nomination has almost ceased to exist. From a boom it seems to have changed into a genuine percussion. On one day last week, the President administered a staggering blow to each of his two most conspicuous opponents in the Republican Party. In the Republican primary in New Jersey, the President polled eight or nine times as many votes as did Senator Hiram Johnson. In the Republican primary in Pennsylvania, Governor Gifford Pinchot, who was a candidate for delegate-at-large and...

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