National Affairs: Brothers, Twins

North of Milwaukee are two Wisconsin counties, Sheboygan and Manitowoc, and two ambitious German-born brothers, Charles S. Voight and Edward Voight. The two counties fit together nicely into one judicial circuit. The full-grown Brothers Voight cannot, however, be fitted together into the single circuit judgeship. So, since both Brothers Voight are determined to be circuit judge, political fratricide impends. Last fortnight bold Brother Edward Voight was reminding Sheboyganders and Manitowocians how he served five terms (1917-27) in the U. S. House of Representatives, ever faithful to La Follettism. Brother Charles S. Voight, on the other hand, happily reminded people that La...

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