National Affairs: Boomlets

It was a desultory week in Candidates' Row. No candidate made a real move and only one made a statement worth noting.

Charles Curtis, the Indian-blooded Kansan, accepted Senator Borah's invitation to proclaim himself no friend of the palefaces' firewater (see p. 9).

Enthusiastic Kansans, including Gov. Ben S. Paulen, foregathered in Manhattan to hail "the Noble Injun."

Herbert Clark Hoover kept quiet as a turtle and let friends explain in his behalf the fact, dug up by busy nobodies, that he and Mrs. Lou Henry Hoover, both Quakers, were...