POLITICAL NOTES: Wisconsin's Trilemma

Wisconsin approached its Republican gubernatorial primary in a trilemma. The factors of an oldtime dilemma were there —La Follettism v. Regularity—Candidate Joseph David Beck v. Fred R. Zimmerman, the present Governor. To these a third candidate had added himself, Candidate Walter Jodok Kohler of Kohler, Wis., and Kohler Plumbing. A fourth man, John Ferris, was also running.

It was a trilemma because the Wisconsin Republicans want to be extra certain that they pick the right man this year. Wisconsin is in a fair way to go Democratic with Nominee Smith. The candidates were being judged as potential Smith-beaters as much...

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