National Affairs: Toledo Thimble Race

Prominent in Toledo's mayoralty scramble last week were 30,000 thimbles and many a newspaper clipping. They were the weapons of Candidate George Winters, political foe of Walter Folger Brown, who is not only U. S. Postmaster General but also political potentate of Toledo.

Candidate Winters was assiduously distributing his thimbles among Toledo females. On each thimble was emblazoned the legend: "SEW UP THE MAYOR'S RACE FOR WINTERS!" The clippings he pasted up on the front of his official headquarters—tales of recent Toledo crimes—to remind Toledo voters that...

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