National Affairs: Arrangements Were Made

When the 46 members of the Republican Convention arrangements committee settled down in Chicago's Conrad Hilton Hotel last week, the committeemen who like Ike knew that they were outnumbered. The only question was how far the Taft majority would go in naming Taftmen to key positions in the national convention. How far they went was apparent a moment after the session ended. Ikeman Ralph H. Cake, Oregon national committeeman, stomped out of the meeting room and growled: "Yes, they have rigged us, but good."

In the rigging, the Taftmen picked:

¶ For keynoter, Taftman...

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