Last spring young Lawyer Philip Fox La Follette, Republican Progressive, brought a court action against Governor Walter Jodok Kohler ("of Kohler," bathroom ceramics), to oust him for excessive campaign expenditures. The suit failed (TIME, May 26) but last September Lawyer La Follette defeated Governor Kohler in the gubernatorial primary. In November the electorate decreed young Phil should be governor.

To hang in the State Museum at Madison went last week the only portrait of Governor-elect La Follette's father, the late great Robert Marion La Follette, ever painted while he was Wisconsin's chief...

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