National Affairs: Young Hercules

Last week the Daily News, Manhattan gum-chewers' sheetlet, flaunted among other headlines: FIGHT TO REWIN WIFE SEEN IN SENATE RACE. The News proceeded to rehash some scandal about jaunty Raymond T. Baker's relations with his wife, (the onetime Mrs. Alfred Vanderbilt*), and how Mr. Baker expected to "rewin her love" by being elected U. S. Senator from Nevada.

The News perceived, at least, that Raymond T. Baker, with a flower in his buttonhole, is no ordinary politician. Out in Nevada they call him "the most fearless man who ever entered Funeral Range, which guards...

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