National Affairs: G. O. P. Chairman?

During the Republican National Convention at Kansas City last year, Claudius Hart Huston, Chattanooga businessman, sat in a Muehlebach Hotel room, kept in touch with New York and Washington by long distance telephone, whispered important things to onetime Governor James Putnam Goodrich of Indiana, behaved in a manner which led many to suppose that he was putting over the Hoover nomination singlehanded, was preparing to direct the whole Hoover campaign. Such was not the case in 1928, but it may be in 1932. Last week, betting in...

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