ILLINOIS: In Old Chicago

"It would appear from the first primary held since the defeat of President Roosevelt's Reorganization Bill that the dike is beginning to cave in."

This jaunty comment made by Chairman John D. M. Hamilton of the Republican National Committee was his summing up of the Illinois State primaries, which last week were the first in the huge tide of State elections that will send 435 Representatives and 34 Senators to Washington this autumn.

It was true that some Roosevelt coattail riders got short rides. But since the total number of Republican votes cast...

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