National Affairs: Hoovarette

From Philadelphia issued an announcement: "Miss Beatrice Vare, daughter of Senator-elect William S. Vare, will take the stump for Herbert Hoover."

The day, last year, when Senator-elect Vare was pronounced Senator-suspect by the Senate and asked to wait outside, Miss Vare sat in the Senators' gallery, dressed to the nines, eager, nervous. Many another Republican celebrity's relatives were there—Mrs. Hiram Johnson, for example, and Mrs. Nicholas Longworth—but they did not act any more cordially towards Miss Vare than did the gentlemen of the Senate towards her flushed, strained, humiliated father downstairs. His...