POLITICAL NOTES: 1940

"I am not bowing out, because I have not bowed in. Senator Taft is a very capable man, and I think he would make a good President." This statement-of-the-week was made by Ohio's Governor John William Bricker, who announced at Columbus that he will not campaign to be Ohio's favorite Republican son next year. Senator Taft: "I appreciate his kind words." In last week's Gallup poll on candidates preferred ahead of Franklin Roosevelt, Mr. Taft's name did not appear among the first eleven Republicans. Ahead of him were Dewey, Vandenberg, LaGuardia, Borah, Hoover, Landon.

>Alvin Mansfield Owsley of Dallas, Tex., onetime...

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