POLITICAL NOTES: Conservative Crusader

"This is the man I would vote for as President," boomed Toastmaster Roger Main, a banker and Democrat, at a banquet in Jacksonville, Fla. "But since he is not a candidate, I intend to vote for his candidate." Up rose the audience to give a standing ovation to the toastmaster's hero, Republican Senator Barry Morris Goldwater of Arizona.* In mostly Democratic Jacksonville, many Democrats were among the 500 who had paid $25 each into the Republican campaign fund to hear Goldwater tell them to vote for Dick Nixon. In dozens of other...

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