National Affairs: Governors

More than two thirds of the states made ready to reinstate their Governors or to inaugurate new ones. From New Year's day to January 15 inaugural ceremonies were to be consummated in 33 state capitols.

Vermont. North-and-south across Vermont run the Green mountains, dividing the state like a spinal column. Vermont governors are usually selected according to a "rule of the mountain," which provides that the western and eastern halves shall alternate in supplying the governor. This oldtime "mountain rule" was broken last fall when Vermont voters re-elected Governor John W. Weeks. Lieutenant Governor...

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