National Affairs: Homecoming

A lane of 14-foot cornstalks appeared at the West Branch, Iowa, railroad station. Down it, early one morning, last week, marched Nominee Hoover with his wife and sons. Automobiles carried them through the proudest village in the U. S. to a house of which the original part was a log cabin, where, 54 years and eleven days before, Herbert Clark Hoover had been born. A Mrs. Jennie Scellars, who now owns the house and has declined to sell it to Mrs. Hoover, served up an oldtime Iowa breakfast. On her front porch she drove...

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