THE CONGRESS: Shoo-ins

In the only two House elections, the Democrats won easily, as expected.

In San Francisco, husky, able John Francis Shelley, 44, seasoned state political leader and president of the California State Federation of Labor (A.F.L.), handily captured the ever-Republican Fifth District. But Shelley was the first to admit that the labor-heavy Fifth was just replacing one good union man with an other. His predecessor, the late Richard J. Welch, onetime president of the A.F.L. molders' union, had frequently deserted the Republicans to vote labor. When Welch was alive, Boss Ed Flynn...

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