National Affairs: Pinchots

Pennsylvanians who had looked forward to the spectacle of two Pinchots running for the U. S. Senate next autumn, as a Washington newswoman lately reported they might (TIME, Jan. 9), had their hopes dashed. Alert, grey-haired, humanitarian Gifford Pinchot, onetime (1923-27) Governor of Pennsylvania, announced last fortnight that he would not run at ail. And last week, able, redhaired, social-working Mrs. Gifford Pinchot, his wife, announced her candidacy, not for the Senate, but for the House. Her opponent in the Republican primary will be Representative Louis T. McFadden, longtime member from Canton, Pa.,...

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