National Affairs: Al's Here

Nominee Smith never studied Greek but he knows that the first part of his party's name derives from something meaning "the people," "the crowd," "the mob." Last week, overheated in Manhattan after a several-days' sojourn at cool Hampton Bays, L. I., he thought it would be appropriate for him to go in bathing with Demos at Coney Island.

He came, he undressed, he was conquered. Demos perceived his presence on the beach and thronged around him by thousands. "Al's here" said Demos. "Look, there's Al Smith.

At first he was amused and pleased. Then he was hot and bothered. "Give a fellow a...

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