Republican leaders express sentiment for late national convention at Washington meeting. Washington, D.C., Dec. 7. Republican Party leaders and members of the Executive Committee of the Republican National Committee met today to discuss presidential campaign problems and consider an embarrassing deficit, at the same time many of the members expressed sentiment for a late national convention and a shorter presidential campaign in 1940. Left to right, seated: Mrs. Paul Fitzsimons, Rhode Island; Daniel Pomeroy, Vice Chairman from New Jersey; Mrs. Worthington Scranton, Vice Chairman from Penna.; Mrs. John E. Hillman, Vice Chairman from Colorado; Rep. Joseph W. Martin Jr., House Republican Leader; Henry P. Fletcher, General Counsel from Rhode Island; and Ezra R. Whitla, Idaho. Standing, left to right: Harrison E. Spangler, Iowa; Daniel O. Hastings, Delaware; Mrs. Margaret Wyeth, Missouri; Walter S. Hallanan, West Virginia; Mrs. Bertha D. Baur, Illinois; R.B. Creager, Texas; John Hamilton, Chairman; Harvey Jewett Jr., South Dakota; Robert P. Burroughs, New Hampshire; Harold W. Mason, Secretary from Vermont; F.F. Taggart, Ohio; Sinclair Weeks, Treasurer, Eastern Division, Mass.; Sam F. Pryor, Jr., of Conn.
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