National Affairs: Politicules

Prodigious was the final ferment among citizens not directly responsible for conducting the campaign.

¶ "I am not opposing Smith because of his religion," cried Bishop James Canon Jr. of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in an oration at a Washington theatre.

"You're a liar!" cried a voice.

Policemen stifled a riot.

¶ In Maplewood, N. J., Muriel Bick. 2, sucked a Smith button into her throat. She lived. "Muriel remains a Smith supporter," said Mother Bick.

¶ Mrs. E. W. Nash, "millionaire Omaha grandmother," octogenarian widow of the late President Nash of the American...

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