National Affairs: Curtis

Through Indiana and Illinois, into Iowa, rolled the Curtis campaign train. Swart and smiling, Nominee Curtis made 14 speeches in one day. He reiterated the virtues of protective tariff, of the Republican record on farm relief. At Spencer, Iowa, a heckler cried: "How did you vote on the McNary-Haugen bill?"

Mr. Curtis: "For it."

Heckler: "How about the veto?"

Mr. Curtis: "I am the leader of my party on the Republican side [of the Senate] and I stood by the President."

Heckler: "What about Teapot Dome?"

Mr. Curtis: "Oh, you Democrats. . . . Tell us...

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