National Affairs: Parleys

About one comfortable trolley-load of happy, willing politicians shook hands and slapped one another's backs, one day last week in the lobby of the Bigelow Hotel of Ogden, Utah. Far westerners to man, Democrats all, they had been invited there by Joseph Chez, Ogden lawyer, and Fred W. Johnson, lawyer from Rock Springs, Wyo. There was a knowing look in their eyes as they discussed the prime purpose of their meeting— to "consider" who was the "most available" candidate for the Democratic Presidential nomination next year. They...

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