National Affairs: In the Forest

Brighter would be the life of any President who did not have to thread a cautious way through the dark, dank forest of political patronage. Guiding him through the labyrinth of petty factions to worthy appointments is the high duty of the Chairman of the Republican National Committee.

In Florida. But Chairman Huston of Chattanooga, Tenn., theoretically representative of the Southern wing of the G. O. P., primarily selected to steer the President successfully through the morass of the G. O. P., South, was unable to save President Hoover from stumbling into a swampy...

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