The only minor-party candidate professing a serious attempt upon the electorate is Frank Elbridge Webb, Farmer-Laborite. He has a plan. He says he will "outgeneral 'em."

The Webb plan is to throw the election into the House of Representatives. Nominee Webb thinks that can be done by winning the Northwest. "Smith is educating the farmer to vote for us. I'll take five votes from Smith to one from Hoover," he said last week.

The tragedy of minorities usually is that their leaders are unknown men whom the minority has neither the wit nor...

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