POLITICAL NOTES: France-for-President

If he follows the standard rules of presidential politics (TIME, Nov. 24), a candidate for the White House will never publicly appear to seek office. Aloof and silent, he will feign indifference while his friends build up sufficient popular sentiment to give his candidacy the appearance of a draft movement. But last week in Maryland Dr. Joseph Irwin France, one time (1917-23) Republican Senator, reversed the usual procedure by announcing his candidacy for the nomination against President Hoover next year. Truthfully he added that he had no...

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