POLITICAL NOTES: Taft Trounced

Strange to see in the Ohio primary (see below) was the second defeat in a year for Charles P. Taft II, stalwart, cheerful, encyclopedic son of the Chief Justice of the U. S. As the youthful (31-year-old) Prosecutor of Hamilton County (Cincinnati) he was beaten in December in his attempt to convict George Remus, onetime 'legger and convict, "insane" wife-murderer. As an energetic idealist, Son Taft worked with a Citizens' Republican Committee to reform the G. O. P. in Cincinnati. He preached liberalism, integrity. But it did not go down. He was...

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