POLITICAL NOTES: In Philadelphia

Last week the nation's First Republican City remained Republican, but only after a Democrat-turned-Republican and a Republican-turned-Democrat had given it one of the wildest and weirdest mayoralty election campaigns in its history.

Last September Philadelphia Republicans nominated S. (for Samuel) Davis Wilson, a jack-of-all-political-trades, for mayor (TIME, Sept. 30). Once an assistant to the Attorney General of Vermont, once an assistant to the U. S. Senate's chaplain, once an assistant to Princeton's Bill Roper in organizing the Woodrow Wilson Independent League in Philadelphia, Davis Wilson assisted shy WillB Hadley two years...

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