National Affairs: Worker Willebrandt

Washington waited to see what Hoover headquarters would do about one of Hooverism's most tireless workers, Mrs. Mabel Walker Willebrandt, Assistant Attorney General of the U. S. Already accused of using her Federal office for political ends, she went into Ohio last fortnight and persuaded a Methodist convention at Springfield to abandon Methodism's traditional nonpartisanship and resolve against Nominee Smith, for Nominee Hoover.

"Take to your pulpits!" was her cry. "Preach that message! Rouse your communities! The issue is bigger than party lines!"

A storm of censure had arisen on both sides of the...

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