National Affairs: Mr. Smith's Week

An elegant express train rolled southward last week carrying Candidate Smith to Biltmore, social suburb of Asheville, N. C., for a week of rest mixed with golf and not voluntarily with politics.

Cities north of Washington are accustomed to elegant express trains carrying distinguished statesmen. Not until the Smith train entered Virginia did real crowds begin to appear on station platforms. At Charlottesville, though it was getting late, Candidate Smith went out on the back platform and made a bow.

"Come on down here, Governor, and put your foot on Virginia soil," cried a...

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