Nation: With a Little Bit...

Maryland's Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin is a Republican of partly Irish descent who believes in the luck of the shamrock, the shillelagh—and Baltimore's Southern Hotel. It was at the Southern that McKeldin listened to election returns in 1950 and heard himself elected Governor of Maryland for the first of two terms. And it was to the Southern that McKeldin, citing its good luck charms, returned last week to hear himself elected as Baltimore's second Republican mayor in 36 years (the other, in 1943: T. R. McKeldin). McKeldin, 62, defeated Incumbent Democratic Mayor Philip H. Goodman, 48, by 108,365 to...

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