=71. Political Parties

In legislative or congressional reports in

which the political affiliation of a member, or the state or county from

which he comes, is given, enclose the party, state, or county name in

parentheses: as, Mr. Smith (Dem., S. C.), Mr. Harris (Jefferson).

=72. General Usage

Avoid the use of parentheses within sentences. Two

short sentences are better than one long one containing a parenthetic

expression. A sentence having a clause within marks of parentheses can

generally be cut into two sentences and for newspaper purposes made more


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