National Affairs: Candidates' Row

Mr. Willis. Goaded by the pro-Hoover Scripps-Howard newspapers, of which there are six in Ohio, Candidate Willis enlivened the week by crying out at Columbus: "In these times we hear much of chains—chain broadcasting, chain motion pictures, chain stores, chain newspapers, chains in international trade. The fact is, under the chain system . . . the great middle class of our people face all the time greater difficulties in maintaining its independent existence. . . . Since when has the Republican Party come to the place where its candidates are to be dictated by a chain of newspapers...

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