National Affairs: Keynoter Fess

On the brink of a quandary, the G.O.P.'s Committee on Arrangements met in Kansas City last week. Besides deciding where the Negro delegates were to be lodged and what "stunts" the parade should perform and how the convention hall should be decorated, they had a delicate question to answer. What Republican, they had to ask themselves, was best qualified to be Temporary Chairman in June? The traditional, and the sole function of a Temporary Chairman is to make a keynote speech which shall put all factions in a happy frame of mind, inspire the...

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