POLITICAL NOTES: Primaries

Local issues befog national auguries.

They did, at least, in last week's outstanding primary election, in Wisconsin. There, the so-called Progressive Republicans, led by boyish Senator Robert Marion ("Young Bob") La Follette, amiable son of a fiery father, won all the important nominations—including the Youngest Senator's renomination—except for the Governorship. That was won by Walter Jodok Kohler, affluent maker of plumbing fixtures, builder of a "model" village (Kohler, Wis.), father of grown sons, flyer of a speedy airplane, regent of the State University, adherent of Nominee Hoover. The La Follette candidate, U....