In the 73rd House of Representatives nine good Democrats regularly cast Oklahoma's nine votes in support of the New Deal. When the 74th Congress meets in January at least five of those nine Democratic Representatives will be conspicuously absent.

Representative William W. Hastings who had spent the last twelve of his 67 years in the House decided to retire voluntarily.

Representative Ernest Whitworth Marland decided he could do more for the New Deal by running for Governor. In the primary last month he won a nomination that was tantamount to election....

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