KANSAS: Security & Service

Not even a special session of the Kansas Legislature, meeting last week to approve social security amendments to the State Constitution, could budge Nominee Alf M. Landon from his resolve to keep mum on national issues until his acceptance speech in Topeka next week.

The session was called because the Kansas Constitution puts responsibility for public charity on counties, whereas the Federal Social Security Act requires administration by States. In a five-minute message Governor Landon pointed to Republican platform proposals for revising the New Deal social security system, asked the Legislature...

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