National Affairs: Third Term Talk

Republican Presidential possibilities discreetly, anxiously, even feverishly await the day when President Coolidge decides whether or not he is going to be a candidate for a third term. Administrationists in Washington, D. C., say certainly; farm blocers in the Middle West say not a chance; the President does not say.

Last week Senator Albert S. Cummins, he who was defeated in the Iowa primaries by Smith W. ("Wildman") Brookhart, informed the press that Mr. Coolidge would not be a candidate in 1928, that he would have had enough of the Presidency by that...

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