POLITICAL NOTES: Wyoming Drama

"Bom!" goes the drum, "De-de-Bom, de-de-Bom!" Strong, bearded men quiver as their fingernails are extracted. "Bom!" goes the drum. Grotesquely scalpless women shriek, moan. "Bom!" goes the drum. Half-clad dancers leap in the fire's garish flicker. Seventy-five years ago such a picture was common around Cheyenne, Wyoming, which was later named for these super-redskins. Last week, U. S. Senator Francis Emroy Warren, 82, Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, last governor of Wyoming territory, first governor of Wyoming state, rancher, realtor, arose from his Cheyenne verandah, strode down the asphalt street....

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