THE NATION: After the Vote

Once again, the U.S. had passed through that heady season when national blood pressure shoots up, politicians talk like fishwives, red-eyed poll takers are on the prowl, civil war rages at the dinner table, and the uninitiated observer concludes that the Union cannot endure much longer. Once again, the U.S. had survived.

In the South, they were hard at work, ginning cotton, and the crop looked fine, although below last year's record. In Amarillo, Texas, the seventh annual National Square Dance and Callers' Contest was held, and Manhattan society watched the opening of the...

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