National Affairs: Ring Job Ordered

The Republican machine in Philadelphia, which has been emitting a murky odor from its City Hall exhaust, had a new man at the wheel last week. With the machine's help, the Rev. Daniel Alfred Poling, 66, internationally known Baptist clergyman, newspaper columnist, editor and Christian Endeavor leader, won the Republican nomination for mayor.

The campaign's listlessness was broken only by his primary opponent's attempt to show that, since Dr. Poling had run and lost for the governorship of Ohio on the Prohibition ticket back in 1912, he would be a bluenose mayor. Dr. Poling assured suspicious liquor dealers: "Your business is as...

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