REPUBLICANS: Opener

Vice President Curtis opened the Republican campaign in Pennsylvania last week with his first speech since August, at Fogelsville where Boss Matthew Quay started the custom of starting campaigns in 1908. Since he declared Dry in his speech accepting renomination, many a Wet Pennsylvania Republican had protested the Vice President's appearance in the State. Nominee Curtis, canny politician, ducked Prohibition, talked tariff and farm relief, deluged his listeners with his favorite statistics.

"I have not commented upon Governor Roosevelt's plan," declared Vice President Curtis, referring to the Democratic nominee's Topeka farm...

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