National Affairs: Bedside Bargain

On election night last November Charles Wayland Bryan, younger brother of the late Great Commoner, took to his bed with pneumonia but also with the knowledge that he had been elected Governor of Nebraska a third time. After his lungs cleared, heart trouble kept "Brother Charley" on his back until last week. In March died Robert Beecher Howell, Nebraska's Republican Senator, but Governor Bryan was too ill to appoint a Democratic successor; the State had to get along month after month with George William Norris as its lone Senator. Ambitious to sit in...

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