REPUBLICANS: Slump to Fight

With his thousands of national committeemen, State chairmen, State committeemen, county chairmen, county committeemen and precinct leaders lying like fever thermometers under the tongues of the body politic, a national Party chairman is supposed to know the curve of the nation's political temperature well in advance of lay observers. Last week, after consolidating the readings of his executive committeemen at a consultation in Chicago, Republican National Chairman John D. M. Hamilton announced that the national fever chart of Landon enthusiasm showed a slump during August, but was now displaying a hopeful...

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