POLITICAL NOTES: Stage & Screen Senator?

Stage & Screen Senator?

One of the most distinguished pillars of the Democratic Party in Rhode Island is Mr. Peter Goelet Gerry. He is a graduate of Harvard, a member of the bar, the husband of the onetime Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbilt. But for the fact that 1928 was a very Republican year Mr. Gerry would probably still be a member of the U. S.

Senate. This year he felt certain of getting the Democratic nomination to oppose Senator Felix Hebert—and 1934 looks hopefully Democratic. Last week, however, the distinguished onetime Senator had an...

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