KENTUCKY: The Roosevelt Handicap

(See front cover) Weather: Democratic.

Track: "Dark and bloody." Course: Kentucky's Senatorial primary.

Starters: 1) Senator Alben William ("Dear Alben") Barkley, 61; 2) Governor Albert Benjamin ("Happy") Chandler, 40.

Past Performance: 1) Smalltown lawyer (Paducah, 1901-05). prosecuting attorney of McCracken County (1905-09), county judge (1909-13), U. S. Representative (1913-27), unsuccessful candidate for Governor (1923), U. S. Senator (1927-39), Democratic national keynoter in 1932 and 1936.

2) Smalltown lawyer (Versailles, 1924-29), State Senate (1929-31), Lieutenant Governor (1931-35), Governor (1935-39) after beating Republican King Swope* by 96,000 votes.

Starting Time: Aug. 6, 1938.

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