FLORIDA: Pension Senator

Florida has more than its fair share of aged, penurious Yankees, of shiftless, malarial "Crackers." Hence of all States in the Union Florida is one of the most rabidly Townsendite. In its regular Democratic primary this year to select five Representatives, three of them turned out to be Townsendites. Nominated without opposition for the seat of the late Senator Duncan U. Fletcher was young, aggressive Claude Pepper, charter member of Townsend Club No. 1 of Tallahassee.

Last week Florida Democrats held a special primary to pick a successor to its other lately...

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