National Affairs: Pennsylvania's Primary

One million and 500,000 Republican voters in Pennsylvania went to the primary polls last week to deal a new hand all around in State politics. Within twelve hours they had retired Senator Joseph Ridgway ("Old Joe") Grundy to his Bristol yarn mills, created a vacancy in President Hoover's Cabinet, smashed the hopes of Senator-reject William Scott Vare of becoming G. O. P. boss of the State, registered their opinion on Prohibition, recalled to high office one of their ablest and most distinguished citizens.

Confused and tumultuous was the campaign preceding the vote (TIME,...

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