POLITICAL NOTES,HISTORICAL NOTES: Election Sidelights

POLITICAL NOTES

¶The almost eerie calm of the campaign continued through election night. The vast throng which traditionally invades Manhattan's Times Square with horns, bells, whistles and placards simply did not materialize. Broadway crowds were small er than on any normal Saturday night.

¶In Owosso, Mich., Governor Thomas E.

Dewey's home town, Buick-Dealer Harlow B. Ross summed up the election results in one disgusted sentence: "There are just more damned fools in this country than there are intelligent people." ¶Leesburg, Fla. reported a heavy Negro vote. It was apparently stimulated by a motorized...

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