National Affairs: Sub-sub-Committee of One

One hot night in June, 1928, a tall, ministerial figure strode upon the national scene and introduced himself in prodigious basso tones as follows: "If anyone has— any difficulty—in hearing me—in the remotest cor-rners of this hall—do not bla-ame it on Calif-o-ornia—but bla-ame it on Ka-ansas City!" It was great-voiced John L. McNab, San Francisco lawyer, placing his good friend, Herbert Clark Hoover, in nomination for the Presidency of the U. S. Then John L. McNab retired from the national scene.

Last week he reappeared. In the course of getting elected and being the...

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