MINNESOTA: Hyphen Primary

Minnesota is a strong Farmer-Labor State, but of late the Farmer-Labor Party has been straining at its internal hyphen. Earnest, hard-boiled Governor Elmer A. Benson is a favorite in the Twin Cities and with the miners of the northern iron ranges. He is less popular with many a farmer suspicious of the Governor's city ways, his enthusiasm for organized labor even when it takes money out of farm pockets. Hero of such conservative Farmer-Laborites is bespectacled Hjalmar Petersen, onetime lieutenant governor who served four months as Governor after the death of Boss...

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