National Affairs: Intimations of Grandeur

On a half-dozen fronts, Republicans made news last week as the party which used to be called Grand as well as Old bestirred itself for the fall elections.

¶In Washington the executive group of the Republican National Committee approved a $500,000 House and a $175,000 Senatorial campaign fund.

¶National Chairman John Hamilton hastened on July 4 to the tomb of Thomas Jefferson in Charlottesville, Va., bearing a floral wreath and saying: "Today the Democratic Party . . . under the domination of usurpers, pays only lip service to the immortality of Jefferson. . ....

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