National Affairs: Californians Both

In the springtime the buds of the fruit trees swell and swell. Finally there comes a point where they cannot swell longer, and they burst— the peach tree into warm pink bloom, the apple modestly, into flushed white flower. So is it with Hiram W. Johnson and with William G. McAdoo.

For this is the political Springtime and "receptive candidates," who were the buds of yesterday, must burst betimes into active bloom unless they wish to wither with a canker of disappointment in their hearts.

Hiram W. Johnson. So the Senator from California, sojourning temporarily...

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