DEMOCRATS: Unthinker v. Demagog

It is always fair weather when the Democrats get together. It is seldom fair when they part. The feast that they held last week in Washington to commemorate Thomas Jefferson's birth was looked forward to by political observers as a convergence of sectional minds, personal pressures and rising temperatures. And indeed this last big Democratic function before the Chicago convention in June, the full dress parade to present a united front to the G. 0. P., wound up in an intraparty disturbance even fiercer than expected.

Proudly present at the speakers' table were the...

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