National Affairs: In Topeka

Flags and bunting flew in Topeka, Kan. An enormous portrait of the inmate was hung outside a bedroom window of a modest frame house in a leafy residential street. Citizens made holiday. Indians made whoopee. Senator Simeon D. Fess of Ohio made a speech—and Senator Charles Curtis of Kansas became formally aware that he was Number Two Man of the G. O. P.

Said Senator Fess: ". . . Party responsibility . . . welfare of the country. . . . Prosperity . . . tax reduction . . . sympathy for the agriculturalist...

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