National Affairs: G. O. P.

The difference of some 30,000 votes in Indiana's primary last week between Candidates Hoover and Watson, to the latter's advantage, made a superficial difference of 33 delegates at the Kansas City convention and gave rise to a great many astute and conflicting deductions, of which one set was about as convincing as the other.

Some said—Hooverism came amazingly close to upsetting a powerful local ma-chine ; it was a praiseworthy attempt in the face of almost certain defeat; it was a defeat, not at the hands of Favorite Son Watson...