REPUBLICANS: New Force?

Through 1940's Presidential campaign, one big question rode along with the question of who would win. It was this: What would happen to the political amateurs after the election was over? Last week the question was still unanswered, but signs were piling up that the Republican amateurs, sadder now but wiser too, would keep going:

>Professional Joe Martin, back in Washington, bronzed from the Nassau sun, repeated his determination to resign in the spring as chairman of the Republican National Committee. Said he of an amateur: "Mr. Willkie would make a splendid chairman and I think the Republican Party would be...

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