As the national campaign became vocal everywhere (see pp. 8 to 13) state primaries and conventions provided excursions and alarums.

Massachusetts. Registration in Massachusetts increased from 475,000 in 1924 to some 640,000 this year. In last week's senatorial primary, Hoover Republicans nominated Benjamin Loring Young to oppose Senator David Ignatius Walsh, Smith Democrat. A wet Republican, Eben S. Draper, ran close behind Nominee Young.

New York. In Manhattan, Mrs. Ruth Sears Baker Pratt, society widow, defeated Phelps Phelps, "Tammany Republican" for a G. O. P. nomination for Congress. In Queens, queer, sprawling...

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