General v. Spark Plug

Less than a third of Pennsylvania's voters went to the polls in last week's primary. Result: the well-heeled Republican machine of Oilman Joseph Newton Pew Jr. and onetime Senator Joseph R. Grundy won in a walk. So did the less powerful Democratic crew of National Committeeman David L. Lawrence.

As their candidate for Governor, Joe Pew & Joe Grundy's followers named erect, God-fearing Major General Edward Martin, 62, described by his boosters as Pennsylvania's "most famed soldier."* Soldier Martin, who was relieved of his command of the 28th (National Guard) Division last...

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