POLITICAL NOTES: Back to the Constitution

Most of the 1.300 Republicans who packed into Chicago's Hamilton Club one afternoon last week to hear Indiana's James Eli Watson orate for two and one-half hours, thought they were listening to the first gun of a G.O.P. Midwest campaign against President Roosevelt. A few of them even fancied they were witnessing the start of a drive by the long-legged, large-paunched. small-eyed ex-Senator for the party's 1936 Presidential nomination.

What they were all treated to was an oldfashioned, rip-snorting stump speech by an Old Guardsman whose battle-cry was: ''Back to the Constitution!"...

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