National Affairs: A Sanders for a Slemp

The announcement was made officially; it remains only for the change to be made. C. Bascom Slemp gave his resignation to the President and it was accepted. That there was discord between the President and his Secretary was a well-credited rumor more than six months ago. Mr. Slemp and the President's campaign manager, William M. Butler, clashed at the Cleveland Convention last June over the selection of the vice presidential candidate. Afterwards, Mr. Slemp would have resigned (TIME, June 30) had not the President succeeded in pacifying him.

It is presumed that friction or...

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