National Affairs: The Critical Contests

A tired-eyed Texan named Henry Zweifel stepped off a train at Chicago's Dearborn Station one day last week and took a yard-high, safelike steel filing case in tow. In the case, said Taftman Zweifel, were "more than 1,000 documents" to support his arguments that his Taft delegation from Texas should be seated in the Republican National Convention. He had watched over the case all night in his room on the train, he said, so no one would get away with the evidence. When word of Zweifel's arrival with case and comment reached Houston, there...

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