POLITICAL NOTES: Keynoters & Chairmen

The keynoter and temporary chairman of a national political convention is, as most voters know, the man who starts the show with a long, ardent harangue which is forgotten by the time the first nominating ballot is taken. Nonetheless the Press made a great stir last week when, as a gesture to the West and liberals, the potent Committee on Arrangements of the Republican National Committee picked Oregon's mildly progressive Senator Frederick Steiwer to sound the Party keynote at Cleveland next June. Republican newspapers tried to make the gesture seem important. Democratic sheets gleefully compared the probable content of...

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