Voice from Main Street

The long-dormant Willkiemen finally began to strike back. On the eve of this week's meeting of the G.O.P. National Committee, Vermont's granite-jawed Governor William H. Wills went on a national radio hookup to hit hard at those GOPsters whose first aim in 1944 is to stop Wendell Willkie.

Broadcasting from his home on Montpelier's Main Street, Chicago-born Governor Wills first extolled Vermont's rock-ribbed Republicanism. Then he tore into those who think the G.O.P. can win with almost any candidate. Said he:

"The last ballot in Kentucky was hardly counted when the four-year locusts of Republican politics blackened the horizon to blight...

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