ILLINOIS: Gentleman & Scholar

Old Pat Nash might be revolving in his grave. Old Ed Kelly might be fidgeting with alarm. But Illinois' potent Democratic machine, which has customarily counted on tried & tested party professionals to do its toughest campaigning chores, announced last week that its 1948 ticket would be headed by 1) a gentleman and 2) a scholar.

Shrewd Boss Jake Arvey had wanted to line up a more seasoned vote-getting combination. But Senator Scott Lucas had refused to run for the governorship; as the Senate's only Midwestern Democrat, he thought he could do his party more good in Washington. Chicago's able Businessman-Mayor...

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