DEMOCRATS: The Brown Derby

Smith v. White. In Kansas, Editor William Allen White of 'the Emporia Gazette exercised his pen and his tongue to tell Kansans exactly how many times Nominee Smith had voted in the interests of the saloon, the gambling den, the bawdy house. Nominee Smith quickly recognized Editor White's source of information to be one Rev. O. R. Miller, a pamphleteer whom the Nominee denounced as "a parasite living on the people of the State of New York ... an 18-carat professional faker."

Nominee Smith answered Editor White's remarks item by item and then announced that he would answer no more erroneous...

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