National Affairs: Dumplin's and Dollars

Cadle Tabernacle and the State fair grounds in Indianapolis were arenas last week for 10,000 yowling old delegates to Dr. Francis E. Townsend's fourth annual

Old-Age Pension convention. Just a few weeks prior, the gaunt, grey doctor had at last driven his Plan to a vote in Congress, had seen it overwhelmed 302-to-97 (TIME, June 12). He now offered his followers to resign as their leader "when you find a superman* to take over the work."

"No! NO! NO!" shouted the oldsters. "Amen! We're back of you!"

Democratic Governor M. Clifford Townsend (no kin) of Indiana...

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