In 1927 when Calvin Coolidge was President, silence was golden. Using nothing but silence, John Christian Lodge, grand-uncle of Col. Charles Augustus Lindbergh, was elected Mayor of Detroit. Now that Herbert Hoover is President, silence is still fashionable, but not so popular. Neither is Col. Lindbergh. And Mayor Lodge, still using silence as his chief campaign trick, ran third last week in Detroit's mayoralty primary. The leader: John W. Smith, mayor before Lodge.


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