National Affairs: Caboose Campaign

Illinois politics, intraparty and interparty, divide between industrial wet Chicago and agricultural dry Down-State, win Down-State votes, to defeat Senator Charles Samuel Deneen for the Republican senatorial nomination in next April's primary election, Congresswoman Ruth Hanna McCormick, Mark Hanna's daughter, widow of Senator Medill McCormick, set out last week none too confident of success.

First thing against her in her southern campaign was the weather. Dense fog, icy roads kept many from her meetings in Mattoon After, leaving a tiny audience at Olney, she found that the flooding Wabash had made her motor useless, had stopped railway passenger service to Newton, her...

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