National Affairs: At Hannibal

If a campaign is a dull thing to some of the onlookers, it is an exceedingly wearisome business for the candidates. But even for the candidates there is occasional relief. Charles G. Dawes,. peregrinating from stump to stump, halted at Hannibal. Under an ancient guide, he inspected the famous Tom Sawyer cave —a cave which Jesse James and his many men had also used. "Where," asked the General with reverence, "did Tom Sawyer find the opening out on to the river bank?" "We're coming to it," answered the guide. "But right here is...

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