POLITICAL NOTES: Winnetka's Ickes

Harold LeClair Ickes lived in Winnetka, a leafy lake-side suburb of Chicago, for 17 years before Franklin Roosevelt made a national character of him as Secretary of the Interior. If Professor Charles E. Merriam of the University of Chicago were less absentminded, he might have advised his friend Mr. Ickes months ago to change his residence to Chicago, in time for a court to certify him as eligible to run for Mayor of Chicago. In that event, a lot of work might have been saved the Draft-Ickes-for-Mayor Committee headed by Professor Merriam's...

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