National Affairs: Candidates' Row

The Republican side of Candidates' Row was last week full of rumpus. The Democratic side was increasingly suave and smooth-running.

Mr. Willis. The Republican rumpus was really an explosion—the bursting of the Willis candidacy, which all along had reminded observers of the bullfrog who thought he could blow himself up to be a bull.

When the Hoover campaign entered Ohio last fortnight to take away from Candidate Willis some of the nucleus of delegates from which he had hoped to sprout a tail-end nomination like President Harding's, Candidate Willis blustered: "Personally, I have no fear...