tions of German-Americandom in this section.
Steuben Society support was accorded him at that organization’s closed state convention in Free-port, L. I., Sunday.
Gustav Weiboldt, chairman of the society’s state council, was endorsed as prospective nominee for attorney general on Hylan’s “Recovery Party” ticket.
Hylan himself continued coy and noncommittal regarding these latest developments. He declared he had no advance intention that he would receive Steuben support, despite the fact that his opening campaign speech was made before a branch unit of that organization.
As for Weiboldt’s aspirations, it was said at Hylan’s headquarters that the Steuben man would be “considered” for the nomination.
While the former mayor’s efforts to rally anti-Jewish support to his cause continued unabated, his nominating petition was still under attack by up-state Democrats, who in several counties charged that many forgeries and fictitious names had been discovered in the list of purported signers of the document.