National Affairs: Campaigns

In some half dozen big U. S. cities, Nov. 2 will be election day, and in such places last week off year political campaigns were at their height. Some which enjoyed pleasurable excitement:

Philadelphia. Having been a Republican in 1905, a Wilson Democrat in 1912 and 1916, a Republican officeholder in 1927, a successful candidate for Democratic city controller in 1933 and for Republican mayor in 1935, Philadelphia's boisterous Mayor Samuel Davis Wilson was last week plunking his oratorical hardest for the Democratic slate in a city election for four job-dispensing offices—controller,...

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