POLITICAL NOTE: Moneymen

"Most of them have never before participated actively in politics. . . . Realizing that the American system is threatened and that the future of the country is menaced, they have agreed to put their shoulders to the wheel."

Thus last week did Republican National Chairman Henry P. Fletcher describe the 16 archfoes of the New Deal whom he had picked as National Finance Committeemen to fill the GOPot for 1936. Great indeed was their stake in what Chairman Fletcher called "the American system." Among the 16 were:

Charles Francis Adams, Hoover Secretary...

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