Though the Law does not hold the felony of a husband against his wife, the Church holds them of one flesh. Practical politics adds that they are also of one brain and therefore interchangeable upon a ballot.

While Governor William Langer of North Dakota was on trial in Federal Court on a charge of forcing CWA workers to contribute to his political support, Lydia Cady Langer went out on the stump and campaigned to win her husband renomination (TIME, June 25). A frail woman with four children and little...

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