REPUBLICANS: Gillett's Seed

Wise men have said that if any Republican, at any time during this campaign, should make any overt insinuation against Mrs. Smith's social fitness for the White House, it would be touching off political dynamite.

Frederick H. Gillett, the white-goateed junior Senator from Massachusetts, made a speech a fortnight ago to a band of Republican women workers gathered in the Hotel Kimball at Springfield, Mass. He said: "It is at gatherings like these that we must sow the seeds which will win the election." He proceeded to comment on Nominee Smith's appeal for "a certain class or element of citizens."


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