National Affairs: New Senator

Out in Cherokee, Iowa, where he used to teach high school and coach a championship football team, David Wallace Stewart, recently nominated by Republicans and appointed by Governor Hammill to fill the unexpired term of the late Senator Cummins (TIME, Aug. 9, THE CONGRESS), made his first political blurb at an annual homecoming. He "deplored sectionalism and provincialism"; he said, "I shall fight with all the power that I have to advance, protect and maintain the best interests of the state of Iowa." (Cheers.)

Back in Washington, D. C., Major General John A. LeJeune...

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