National Affairs: Maine Men

Governor Ralph O. Brewster of Maine made the error several years ago of seeming friendly to the Ku Klux Klan. The Klan is now dead in Maine, as elsewhere, but the smudge of pitch lasts long. Governor Brewster tried to oust U. S. Senator Frederick Hale in Maine's Republican primary last week. He reminded the voters that Senator Hale voted to seat U. S. Senators-suspect Vare and Smith. But the Hale men reminded the voters of Governor Brewster's onetime Klannishness. Senator Hale was renominated by a margin of some 30,000 votes.

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