National Affairs: G. O. P. IN PHILADELPHIA

There will be no bunting in Philadelphia's Convention Hall. The opening song will be no jaunty, vote-inviting parody, but the spine-tingling Ballad for Americans: It will come again—our marching song will come again, Simple as a hit tune, deep as our valleys, High as our mountains, strong as the people who made it.

These changes reveal the mood of the Republican National Convention that opens next week. There will be the immemorial dark-horse play and hullabaloos of U. S. politics: 13.000 in the hall, i.ooo delegates, 840 newsmen, radio technicians, spotlighters, an orchestra of 40. ovations, real and staged, bosses real and...

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