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(The only man in Washington who knows what he's doing!)
(Men) (Just Eight Dogs)
"Must be talkin about me!" "Let's join up with Rush Holt and go after him!" (Waste in state gov't.)
(Admiral William D. Leahy takes up his residence--and vigil--in the Caribbean.)
(Appeasement)
(Squawk) "Sam's a swell friend!  Here he is protesting against me seizing his ships and tampering with his mail.  He won't even swallow my propaganda or discuss a loan any more."

6. Squawk

(Not interested) (3000 miles to Europe) (You can't keep out of it!) (British propagandist) (Our own business)
(Safer not to crawl out on a limb.) (Aid the "democracies".) (Sanctions against aggressors) (1917)  (Entangling commitments) (Neutrality)
(Relief Rolls) "Harry, it's sorta a coincidence that it reached its peak on election day, isn't it?" (Sept., Oct., Nov., Dec.) (Harry Hopkins) (Taxpayer)
(Census Snooping) "Uncle Sam wants to know whether you have a bathtub in your home." (U.S. Census 1940) (John Q. Citizen) (Privacy of the American home) (To Senator Rush D. Holt with my compliments, Fred O. Seibel) (Richmond Times-Dispatch -- March 2, 1940)
(Is she a relic of horse and buggy days?) (Washington's two term precedent) (Jefferson's third term opposition) (Grant's third term ambition) (Theodore Roosevelt's third term candidacy) (Woodrow Wilson's third term desire) ("I do not choose to run" Cal Coolidge) (Anti 3rd term tradition) (Political recipes) (Dunce cap) (Roosevelt's third term question) (To Senator Rush D. Holt with my compliments, Fred O. Seibel) (Richmond Times-Dispatch -- July 9, 1940) 
(One word neutrality.) (Hands across the sea) (1917) (Hands off across the sea) (1939)
(We'd Like to Help Too, Mr. Guffey.) (F.D.R. 1st term) ("Canceled by the Supreme Court") (F.D.R. 2nd term) ("Canceled by the tories") (F.D.R. 3rd term) (To Senator Holt with kindest regards, Bruce Russell)
(Hope Springs Eternal!) "Maybe I'll retire at 65!" (New Deal averages spending $63 per person since 1935.)
(Maternity wards A-B-C) "Two boys for Mr. Smith, two girls for Mr. Lane, a boy and a girl for Mr. Berg, a boy for Mr. Tremaine, and just "honorable mention" for Mr. Holt."
(That big-check suit that was hung on Harry.) (Hopkins) "It doesn't belong to me!" "It fits perfectly" ("Spend and spend, tax and tax, elect and elect" statement)
(As getting up time approaches.) "I'm in favor of setting the alarm forward four years." "Why not eight more?" "Or twelve?" "Or sixteen?" (2-Term precedent) (Soft New Deal Jobs)
(Hallowe'en 1938.) (New Deal hydro-electric power competition.) (Cheap imported fuel oil competition.) (The coal industry.) (Ringg-gg-ggg!) (New Deal congressional candidates.)
(A fine romance, my friends, this is!) (Home sweet home (until Nov. 3rd).) (Kump Administration) (Democratic love seat) (Sen. Neely)
(The most famous voter in our district this morning.) "Look!  He voted the straight Democratic ticket!" "Why--he isn't on the public payroll!" "And he isn't on relief, either!" "My goodness--think of it!" (Federal jobholders) (State jobholders) (WPA vote) (Road com. vote) (Relief vote) (AAA vote) (Coal com. vote) (FHA vote) "Am I seeing things?" (Ballot)
(The Fiery Cross Burns Again.) (Terrorism) (Right of free speech and free assembly.) (Hoodlums attack on Sen. Holt's Meetings.) (West Virginia)
(Turning from foreign to domestic policy.) (Make the world [America] safe for democracy!) (The United States Bee) (Communists Stage Rally to Incite Labor Unrest.  Democracy is ridiculed.) (German Bund Holds Meeting to Revile U.S.  Democracy is ridiculed as Bund Demands Protection of Free Speech.)  
(Do I feel a draft?) (Third term open question.) (Newspaper. "President Roosevelt will not seek a third term unless drafted." Jim Farley.) (To Senator Rush D. Holt with best wishes.  Paul Plaschke.)
(Among my souvenirs) (The big 1918 stack of red, white, and blue.) "Did I hear someone say: 'Take a hand'?" (I.O.U. England, France, Italy) (I.O.U. Russia, Austria) (To Senator Rush D. Holt with best wishes)
(Another problem boy becomes teacher's pet) (We love our teacher.--Dem machines) (New Deal) (Third term) (Federal investigation threats) (Harmony slate) (Third term indorsements by Dem. political machines) (Illinois Democrats)  
(Experts who know that nations don't have to be drawn into wars unless they want to be drawn in.) "Gentleman, there are people in Washington who act as if this country must inevitably be drawn into a european war - if there is one.  Will you please explain for their benefit, that it is quite possible to remain neutral, keep entirely out of the war and retain your own as well as the world's respect, even if the war is 4000 miles nearer than the U.S." (N.Y. Fair) (Norway) (Denmark) (Sweden) (Holland) (Swiss) (The highly respected war neutrals of 1914-1918.) (McCutcheon [signature]. Copyright 1939 by Chicago Tribune.) (To Senator Rush D. Holt with the best wishes of John T. McCutcheon.)
(Reorganization) (Gov't Expenses) (Spending) (To Senator Holt with best wishes.)
(Japanese Bombings) (Cholera) (China)
"Garner is unfair to Roosevelt." (F.D.R. for 3rd term) (Ickes)
(Big Business) (Five Billion) (F.D.R.)
(Europe) (Bullitt) (Congress) (Kennedy)
(Third term talk) (F.D.R.)

32. Sphinx

(Vermont) (Maine) (Conn.) (N.H.) (Mass.) (R.I.) (New England) (Farley)
(Harry Hopkins) (New Deal critics)
(Business) (New tax bill) (House)
(Lewis) (Green)
(Last Fall's Elections) (WPA cash) (Hopkins) (Congress) "That money was to last 'til March, Harry." "Well, we had to rush this project, Senator."
(Highlights of headline news.  News in the name with a slogan for fame.) ("Roosevelt for President, and for Vice-President Mr. Ickes, and no party can lick us.") (Yes [No] third term.) (Roosevelt must or Democratic Party bust.) ("Our young dignified U.S. Senator makes a dignified political poster.") (Raise High Our Leader's Third Term. [RHOLT acronym]) (Charles Levinson, 2450 Broadway N.Y.C., NY Dec. 31, 1939.)
(It would only add another bloody cross.) (The repeal of the arms-embargo) (American boys slaughtered "over there";  1939-19??) (American boys slaughtered "over there";  1917-1918)  
(For once the President is right!) (Boom!!  For prospective profits derived from the blood business) (U.S.) "Dear Uncle Sam--The refusal of the Senate to act at this session on neutrality has killed off a nice little business boom!  Yours Sincerely, F.D.R." (F.D.R.)
(Fools' Gold) "If this thing pans out the way I want it to, Uncle will soon get rid of those patches!" (The Depression) (The unemployed millions) (F.D.R.) (Blood-soaked profits) (Repeal of the arms-embargo) (The bloody stream of war)  
(Maybe It Will Break the Silence.) (Labor Headache) (Lewis) (Third term Sphinx) (Green) (For New Deal) (Farley)
(New voters) (To Hon. Rush D. Holt from Nelson Harding) (N.Y. Journal-American) "You Are Americans"
(Contract)

44. Contract

(Sen. Matt Neely) (Sen. Rush Holt) (Here lies the feud of Rush & Matt sooner or later he'll rise and come back.) (Born 1933. Died 1940.)
(1928 Anti-third term resolution) "That's it, take that thing down." (Barkley) (Pork) (Harrison)  (King)  (Pittman) (3rd term campaign plan) (Pork) (McKellar) (Patronage) (Wagner) (Pork) (Neely) (Patronage) (Appointments) (Sheppard) (Pork) (Ashurst) (3rd term campaign plans)
"Well Son, there's your medal!"
(A greater menace!) (Atlantic ocean) (American public) (War profiteer)
(Investment in the future?) (West Virginia Democratic HQ) (Pay check) (Flower fund) (State road workers) "Flowers are for funerals too!"
(Formerly a school teacher, Holt has taught West Virginians a lot about how the utility interests control legislation at the tax-payers' expense.) (The railroad men are backing him.) "He gets my vote." "Mine too." (Teacher) (Holt, as Senator, will give the agricultural interests his ardent support.) "He's got organized labor with him." (Rush D. Holt, Democratic nominee to the U.S. Senate) (This brilliant young legislator carries the New Deal banner proudly and high, and his courage, candor, and sincerity have won the confidence of West Virginia voters.  His record in the state legislature in behalf of labor, agriculture, and the miners, "stands out in blazing letters, so he who runs may read".) (Like Henry Clay, Rush got an early start.) (Mills -- factories) "Holt is for a better standard of living for working men." "He taught our kids in school and he battled for us in the state legislature.  He'll be a good man for us to have in the U.S. Senate in Washington." (Pres. Roosevelt) (A friend of the miners)  
(Administrative set-up) (Bituminous Coal Commission) (F.D.R.'s gov't reorganization) (Clinkers) (To Senator Rush D. Holt, with all good wishes.)

51. Clinkers

(!933 (no election)) (1934 (election summer)) (1935 (no election)) (1936 (election summer)) (1937 (no election)) (1938 (election summer)) (W.P.A. Rolls) (Politics) (Thar's Gold In Them Thar Hills!)
(1600 Pennsylvania Ave.) "What do you consider your permanent home?" (F.D.R.) (1940 census) (Speaking of Personal Questions.)
(3rd term question) (F.D.R.) (U.S.) (I'm Tired of the Whole Subject.) (To Senator Rush D. Holt with all good wishes, Gene Elderman)
("Put men back to work and the business of the nation will increase.") (Down with utility rates) (Utility rates) (Nominated for the United States Senate at the age of 29, the eyes of the nation are upon him.  Henry Clay is one of the few other men to go to the Senate under the 30-year limit.  Absolutely fearless, plain spoken, and a miracle of energy, Rush D. Holt's meteoric rise within the last five years is without a parallel in the state or nation.) ("President Roosevelt has done more for the common people in 19 months than any other group of presidents did in as many years", he says.  Recently visited at the White House at the invitation of the President.) (100% for Roosevelt) ("Principles of christianity should guide all government activities," he advocates the abolishment of poor farms by old age pensions.) (He's been endorsed by state old age pension league of 27,000 members.) (Returned to legislature in 1932 without opposition in home county of Lewis, Republican by 600 majority.) (American Federation of Labor, West Virginia Federation of Labor and United Mine Workers of America endorse Rush D. Holt.) (For U.S. Senator Hon. Rush D. Holt an ardent new dealer) (He entered the West Virginia University wearing short trousers at the age of 14.) (He has traveled more than 20,000 miles in epochal campaign tour.) (He has--taught college classes, coached athletic teams, served as a newspaper man.) (He fought for classification amendment to save farms and homes from confiscation by excessive taxation.)    
(A needed push.) (WPA)  (Politics) (Sheppard Committee Report) (Soap)
(No wonder he leans on his shovel!) (Candidates to vote for) (Political Abuse) (WPA)
(Democracy's three enemies) (Communism) (soap) (Government and Industry) (Fascism) (Force) (Indifferent voter) (Election Issues)
(Wary) (White House Correspondents) (Politicians) (Public) (Third Term Decision)

59. Wary

(The only platform he seems to need nowadays.) (candidate) (U.S. Treasury)  
(All's too quiet on the home front.) (Pop) (Bang) "It's a funny war." (Europe) (Administration) (Public) "What about this one?" (Jobless) (U.S. war against continued unemployment.)
(Sprouting again) "Hm-m" (Third term talk) (U.S. public) (Two term precedent)
(Mr. Farley tests a trial balloon with trailers.) (Roosevelt 3rd term) (If drafted) (In national emergency) (Daily bread highway) (Tax payer) (Tax collector) (Tax collector) (Tax bill) (Tax collector) (Bill) (Tax Collector) (Tax bill)
"Third term--no third term--third term--no third term" "If he would just decide on which daisy!" "Maybe it's the 1940th!" (Wallace boom) (Garner boom) (F.D.R.)
(Gallop poll) (Fortune poll) (poll)  (poll)

65. Polls

(I tank I go home!) "Good luck to you, bill...and now I go home for a real rest..." (Neutrality bill) (Amendments) "Hey! What about us?" (Farm Subsidy) (Budget changes) (Relief program) (Defense outlay) (To Senator Rush D. Holt--with the best wishes of Harry Bressler.  November 10, 1939.)
"Are you going to use that sponge or do you want Auntie Jezebel to scrub you?" (Nationalization of mines.)  (The Coal Commission.) (Coal Industry.) (Guffey-Vinson Law.) (Which shall it be?)
"Tommy, find out who this guy Macauley is and take his patronage away." (President raps Macaulay philosophy.  Roanoke Island, N.C. Aug. 18.) (Corcoran) (James A. Farley, Chairman Democratic National Committee.)
(Guffey going-away glee club.  Wheeler, Van Nuys, Burke, O'Mahoney, Holt.) (Democratic harmony series.  Music arranged by Farley-Guffey Company Inc. 1937.) "I don't care if you never come back."
(Uncle Shylock: "Somehow, I have the strangest feeling I have been along this road before.") (The Allies are fighting your battle.) (Make the world safe for democracy.) (For Sen. Rush D. Holt with the cordial best wishes of the cartoonist.)
(Fed Up!) "Wish they'd stop that stuff and get men to work!  That's the real problem!" (War talk!) (Cotton) (Domestic problems) (To Senator Holt -- with highest regards, John Baer "former M.C.")

71. Fed Up

(Speaking of  "cockeyed" suggestions!) "There's more where that came from!" "These days are great for me!" (Money for war) (Congress) (Mars) (Having broken all peacetime records for appropriations for the army and the navy, and with the prospect that the total for national defense will run over $2,000,000,000 next year --) "We'll have to economize on you folks!" (Congress) (The champions of "economy" in Congress now say they must "economize by slashing the appropriations for relief!) (To my good friend-- Senator Rush D. Holt-- with best regards, John Baer.)