POLITICAL NOTES: Deer & Daddy

At a Manhattan banquet, New Jersey's Republican Governor Harold Giles Hoffman suggested that the G. O. Party emblem be changed from the elephant to the deer since the deer would "make a better run" and "a few bucks and a little doe would not hurt a damn bit." Thereupon the guests were treated by the toastmaster to a three stanza Hoffman poem, Where's My Daddy?, about a father who gets run over by an automobile.

Conclusion:

"Hurried feet; turning wheels; buildings grim and high.

The screech of brakes—a crash! a human cry. Muffled...