REPUBLICANS: Victory Parade

Like a fire-engine lolloping home from a blaze, the Landon campaign special last week retired in leisurely fashion from New England whither it had gone for the Maine election (TIME, Sept. 21). First, motoring to Nashua, N. H. to board his train, Alf Landon stopped at the roadside to buy a 25¢ basket of apples, saying tactfully, "I have heard so much about your New England apples." Ignorantly he picked a basket of handsome Gravensteins thereby causing natives, who think their Mclntoshes tastier, to raise their eyebrows.

When he appeared on the special's...

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