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336 Nominated for Vice-President Against His Emphatic Protest. Sinks Personal
Preference at the Call of Public Duty. Striking Figure in the Campaign. Presiding
Over the Senate. Seeks Recreation in a Post-election Hunt for Mountain Lions.
The first prediction was verified three days after we landed by a formal tender of
the nomination for Governor. His distinguished career in that high position is
familiar to the people of the entire country, and especially to those of the Empire
His nomination and election to the Vice-Presidency and his unlooked-for and
tragic elevation to the Presidency followed swiftly. Amid the tears of grief for his
predecessor he quietly took the oath of office and on September 14 he became ...
Mr. Roosevelt was nominated. Then he was elected. That was by no means
difficult. And the men who had been managing affairs political in Murray Hill
found a stronger man at the helm. Their occupation was gone. As they had
opposed him, ...
... generally as unfriendly to the cult advocated by Mr. Curtis, Mr. Andrew D. White
and Mr. Roosevelt. But Mr. Blaine was a candidate for the nomination to the
presidency, and there was no sort of doubt he had marshalled an immense
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I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review