POLITICAL NOTE: Yale's Pudge

When Walter William Heffelfinger, son of a Minneapolis boot & shoe manufacturer, presented himself as a freshman at Yale in the fall of 1888, football coaches eyed him approvingly. His, they quickly saw, was the strapping physique to crash through any resistance to victory. Last week Walter William Heffelfinger prepared to present himself to the voters of Minneapolis as a candidate for Congress in the Fifth Minnesota District at a special election to succeed Representative Walter Hughes Newton, resigned. Time had changed the Heffelfinger...

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