Nation: G. O. P.

Oh yes, said Senator Fess, who is to keynote at the Republican convention, President Coolidge would accept the nomination if, to escape deadlock, the convention should draft him.

Oh yes, said Vermont, the Vermont delegates were not merely uninstructed but reserved for President Coolidge.

Oh yes, said Connecticut, the Connecticut delegation would go uninstructed.

In Chicago, the Coolidge movement was permitted to continue at the Mayor William Hale Thompson headquarters. In Manhattan, the same movement was kept alive in a suaver fashion by G. O. Politicians Charles Dewey Hilles and George Morris.

And then,...

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