National Affairs: Pioneer Goes West (Cont'd)

Last week the West was showered with speeches, smiles and sociability as Franklin Delano Roosevelt pressed his Presidential campaign into historically Republican ground.

His private car Pioneer, hitched to a special train, zig-zagged through ten States on its vote-seeking way to the coast. At Topeka Governor Roosevelt delivered a full-length address on agriculture. At Salt Lake City he delivered another on railroads. At Denver he was photographed giving a dirt farmer a high Harvard handshake. Prairie towns along the track turned out good crowds to...

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