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After hatching out his Progressive Party in Philadelphia last week, Henry Wallace headed for a hilltop in New York's Westchester County. There, on Farvue Farm, in a large white house overlooking the village of South Salem, he tended his 116 acres of farm land, cultivated his garden, and supervised the care of his 4,000 Leghorns and New Hampshire Reds.

He planned to stay on his hill the rest of the month, in comparative seclusion, coming down some time after Labor Day to hurl himself back into the active campaign. Until then,...

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