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("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.)    
(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)  
"Sh-hh! It's his until he finds us!" "Bah!  I'm tired of this game!  I'm going to Rush Holt's meeting!" "Ray for Rush!" (Meeting house secret) (Well known bag co.) ("PA")
"Come on Willie you've got larn'gitis!" [Laryngitis] "Yea Holt!" (Debate today!) (W.Va.)
(Sweep it clean) (Holt for governor)
(Rush Holt's father was a very well known country doctor and also served as mayor of Weston!) (Treated six generations of same family!) (Editor Weston Republican!) (Accompanied many times by his wife, Lela!)
(Born June 19, 1905 in Weston, W.Va.) (Member - Sons of American Revolution, Sons of Revolution.) (Member Political Science Association.) (Former state President of Moose.)
"Mommy I'll stay in bed if you read me the Rush Holt story again!"
"It's House Cleaning Time in the Valley. [musical notes]"
(University of West Virginia and Salem College!  Graduated with A.B. Degree 1924.) (Mother was one of the first to graduate from Salem College.) (WVU) (Salem) (Married June 19, 1941 to Helen Louise Froelich, Gridley, Illinois.  One daughter and one son!) (Coached St. Patrick's High and twice took basketball team to nat'l. tournament.) (Teacher and coach, Virginia and West Virginia high schools and colleges 1923 to 1931.)