Plain speaking between relatives is proverbial. Last week, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Democrat, campaigning against Theodore Roosevelt, Republican candidate for Governor of New York, said of his cousin:*

"The Republican candidate for Governor of this state has a splendid War record, one of which every American can be proud. He has, on the other hand, a record in public office which is wretched.

"As a candidate for Governor, he has gone into the highways and byways of the state, promising anything and everything, contradicting himself, agreeing to do the impossible....

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