National Affairs: Pre-Convention

Mr. Coolidge. Three weeks ago, a Republican committee at Cheyenne, Wyo., adopted a resolution setting forth that Calvin Coolidge had advanced the U. S. materially, intellectually, morally; that he had been "a factor for good" internationally; that his wisdom and beneficence should not be interrupted and that, therefore, Calvin Coolidge was requested "to waive his personal preference and consent to continue . . ."

When this resolution reached the White House last week, the political air was full of similar sentiments, expressed for various reasons by Republican statesmen in Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York,...