POLITICAL NOTES: GOPossibilities (Cont'd)

GOPossibilities (Cont'd)

Auctioned off in Washington this week was the privilege of playing host to the 1936 Republican National Convention. Cried Chicago: "$150,000." Cried Kansas City: "$150,000." Cried Cleveland: "$150,000." Hearing no further bids, the National Committee knocked the convention down to Cleveland for $150,000 and a presumably improved chance of snaring Ohio's 26 electoral votes. Opening date: June 9.

Thus the time and place of theGOPresidential nomination for 1936 were settled. Almost the only certain fact about the nominee remained that he would not be a Chinaman. But with full...

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