National Affairs: Primaries

Arkansas. In the home state of Nominee Robinson, the Democratic primary is all that matters. Held last week, it resulted in renomination for Governor Harvey Parnell. For Commissioner of Agriculture the Arkansas voters chose Earl Page, a man with no legs; for State Auditor, J. Oscar Humphrey, a man with no arms.

Ohio. With a Democratic Governor, a Democratic Senator, several Democratic Representatives and several Wet cities, the home state of seven Republican Presidents and the birth state of the Anti-Saloon League is inscrutable political ground this year. The Anti-Saloon League apparently demonstrated...