National Affairs: Wilsoniana

Last week Joseph Patrick Tumulty, secretary to Woodrow Wilson, confirmed a new and curious bit of U. S. history which had been dug up and quietly divulged by Political Pundit Walter Lippmann in the New York Herald Tribune. What brought it to light was this year's Republican dirge that Governor Roosevelt's election would cause business to mark time from November until March.

Sixteen years ago President Wilson thought he was as good as defeated by Charles Evans Hughes in an election which seemed to mean War or Peace. Democratic clamor against a change of...

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