National Affairs: Unbefuddled

Since Alfred Emanuel Smith became the Democracy's sheet anchor, many a Dry Democrat has "swallowed the anchor" with many a different kind of grin and grimace. Charles Wayland Bryan, brother and manager of the late William Jennings ("grape juice") Bryan whose opposition to a Smith nomination in 1924 was second only to the McAdoo bitterness, is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Nebraska this year. His method of anchor-swallowing last week, was to announce that he would support the Democratic ticket from the president down, for the following reason: "The Prohibition issue which I have objected to having...

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