POLITICAL NOTES: Side Fights

While President Hoover and Governor Roosevelt were sparring and slugging in the centre ring of the campaign, many a lively political sidefight was in progress last week throughout the land.

Doak v. Norris. As a Roosevelt stumpster Republican Senator Norris charged at Cleveland that Secretary of Labor Doak had dangled a Federal judgeship before Donald Randall Richberg, railway labor lawyer and lobbyist, if he would help the Hoover Administration beat the Norris anti-injunction bill demanded by Labor. Secretary Doak hotly denied the charge as a "libel," called Senator Norris "a professional character assassin who...

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