National Affairs: Robinson's Yes

Nominee Robinson was notified of his honor, at Hot Springs, Ark., by Keynoter Claude Gernade Bowers. In his acceptance speech, the Nominee began by speaking of "the personal characteristics of the candidates," how interesting they were, and of "the poisons of slander and libel" to be "counteracted." He said:

"Numerous political serpents are hissing in the dark and striking from cover, and with venomous malice seek to poison the thoughts and arouse the prejudice of those who will decide issues of far reaching importance. . . .

"No end aimed at by an individual or a political organization can justify the secret or...