POLITICAL NOTES: Townsend Ticket

Once Dr. Francis E. ("$200 Per Month") Townsend declared that he favored Borah-for-President, later withdrew his endorsement. Last week before 8,000 oldsters in Los Angeles he issued a trial balloon for a new type of Townsend ticket. Said he:

"It is high time to abandon the idea that legislation can emanate only from those trained in the law. . . . There are many men of the cloth who are good businessmen. Why not this fall elect some eminent divine as President of the United States?"

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