National Affairs: National Affairs: Votes Jul. 23, 1928

Last week the following declared for Nominee Smith:

Lawyer Clarence Darrow. Reason—Prohibition.

Storekeeper Edward A. Filene of Boston. Reason—Prosperity would be equally distributed.

Textile Manufacturer Herman Blum of Philadelphia. Reason—the Tariff.

The Mt. Carmel, Pa., News, for 49 years Republican. No reason given, simply the line: "This is an Al Smith newspaper."

Manufacturer Irenée du Pont of Delaware said last week: "I have always voted the straight Republican ticket, and I am still hoping that something may yet happen between now and the Presidential election which will allow me to vote that ticket again, conscientiously, this...

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