DEMOCRATS: Votes Sep. 3, 1928

Additions to the Smith movement included:

Arthur Curtiss James, Manhattan Republican, potent financier ("largest U. S. rail stock holder"). Reason: Prohibition. He telegraphed: "Hearty congratulations on your great acceptance speech . . . my hearty support." He explained: "I do not believe that Mr. Smith's election will settle the [Prohibition] question, but at least it will give me a chance to stand up and be counted."

August Heckscher, Manhattan Republican, octogenarian philanthropist. Reason: "Prohibition is an outrage."

Colonel Edward Codrington Carrington, Maryland Republican, chairman of the Hudson River Navigating Corp. Reason: Waterway policy....

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