POLITICAL NOTES: Scratched

No political bookmaker has yet failed to enter on his list of dark horses for the GOPresidential nomination race in 1936 the name of that bookish Hamiltonian, Senator Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg of Michigan. Since the Senator sailed for Europe last month, stable gossip has been to the effect that he would fill out his entry blank as soon as he returned. Last week in New York harbor newshawks cornered him when his ship reached Quarantine, stood with pencils ready.

"No!" cried Senator Vandenberg. "I am not a candidate for anything on earth!"

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