POLITICAL NOTE: Can Roosevelt Be Beaten?

"They apparently had us on the run a short time ago, but I am glad to see that now, all over the country, Republicans are plucking up courage and are back on the firing line." Such were the words, prescient of Democratic defeat, spoken at the East Side High School at Paterson, N. J., by Republican Walter Evans Edge who, as a U. S. Senator (1919-29) used to flap his elbows up & down like a buzzard in flight every time he made a speech. Date of the utterance: a fortnight before that...

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