REPUBLICANS: Announcement Expected

Robert A. Taft this week was about ready to announce that he is a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. The stage was set. Ohio's Republican Central and Executive Committee was prepared to follow the lead of Wisconsin G.O.P. chiefs in urging Taft to run. Taftmen Dave Ingalls and Ben Tate, who have been surveying Republican sentiment around the country, are ready to report a clear call for Taft. By next week, Taft's hat may be officially in the ring.


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