INDIANA: Homeric Feast

To a hayfield in lower Indiana, dotted with 29 blue-&-white striped tents, last week went 70,000 steamer clams, 4,250 milk-fed chickens, 900 watermelons, three truckloads of roasting corn, 60 chefs, 250 waiters, 36 bands, 8,200 personally invited Republicans from twelve States and 11,000 uninvited Republicans. Formal purpose of the occasion was to launch the Republican Congressional campaign of 1938. The host, who laid out $30,000 for the party, was buoyant Homer E. Capehart, "the daddy of the electric automatic phonograph," now vice president & sales director of Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., after building...

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