National Affairs: Booms

The march to the National Conventions next June passed last week through the great State of South Dakota. There a primary was in progress. Interest centered principally on the Republican ballot where Calvin Coolidge was contesting with Hiram Johnson The struggle was hard, with victory wavering from one standard to another. In the end Mr. Johnson won by a few hundred votes. Thereupon Senator Johnson exclaimed:

"In the fight in South Dakota the most reckless and shameless use of money was made by the President, not only in hiring an army of orators,...

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