In Los Angeles last week, long, lean William Gibbs McAdoo cocked an acquisitive eye across the continent upon the big red leather chair in the U. S. Senate which holds the long, lean frame of Republican Senator Samuel Shortridge of Menlo Park, Calif. Would the son-in-law of Woodrow Wilson step out of the political obscurity which has enveloped him since his retreat from Madison Square Garden in 1924 and offer himself as a Democratic candidate for the Senate?* Solemnly Son- in-Law McAdoo announced: "A large number of men and women of standing and...

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