ARMY & NAVY: Soldiers to Congress?


Wets used to claim that Prohibition was something the women put over on the boys while they were in the armed forces and unable to vote: only 20 States arranged for soldiers to vote in 1918 elections. But this year U.S. soldiers may not only vote,* they may even run for office. The War Department ruled that selectees, National Guardsmen and reservists could take part in elections, up to & including getting elected, if it does not interfere with their military duties.

Early Senatorial candidates: Reserve Captain Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. of Massachusetts, now on "tour of duty" with...

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