ILLINOIS: Veterans' Defeat

"Aurora! March forward with Lieut. Holmstrom for mayor. He fought for his country. He'll fight for the future of 'Aurora! . . ."

"Holmstrom is home! A fighting man in a fighting mood! The time to prepare for the return of your servicemen is now! . . ."

With such slogans as these, a hastily organized Servicemen's Party entered a city election campaign in industrial Aurora, Ill. (pop. 47,170), with high hopes of setting a new kind of standard in modern U.S. politics. The party's candi dates were three wounded veterans of...

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