J. A. 0. Preus, who quit the governorship of Minnesota to take the
Senate seat left vacant by the death of Knute Nelson, will not be 40
until August. His colleague, Hendrik Shipstead, elected last Fall, is
not yet 42. Politically the two have nothing in common. Shipstead,
Farmer-Laborite, ranks as a "radical"; Preus is a conservative Republican.
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