Letters: Mar. 12, 1928

Willis v. Barleycorn


It seems that TIME has a hard time to reconcile itself to the candidacy of our Senator Willis for the Republican nomination for President. . . .

I am writing from his home town—"A prophet is not without honor, etc." Not so, Senator Willis as a student in the University here had the love and respect of his teachers and all who knew him best. His unusual intellectual capacity as a mere boy was recognized by the faculty and students as nothing short of remarkable. . . . Willis advanced by leaps and bounds in college; and while yet in...

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