National Affairs: God Made Us

The Woman's Democratic Club of New York City, of which the 1,700 members, like their civic sisters the country over, are dedicated to making politics "cleaner" and more reasonable, tried lately to elect a president. A Mrs. John Marshall Gallagher was a candidate. A Mrs. Hanna V. Imhof—despite gossip that she had said she would not have the presidency, even "on a silver platter"—was another.

The nominating committee's secretary announced three votes for Mrs. Gallagher, two for Mrs. Imhof. Up rose an Imhofian and proved that the secretary had quite twisted the votes. They...

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