POLITICAL NOTES: Chicken Stew

Better chicken stew than the old Brookhart boloney.

That slogan last week helped Henry Field, 61-year-old storekeeper and broadcaster of Shenandoah, to defeat Senator Smith Wildman Brookhart for the Republican Senatorial nomination in Iowa by 46,000-odd primary votes. A political neophyte. Nominee Field was handsomely supported by Iowa farmers to whom he sold seed, overalls, "gents' " hosiery, dress goods, prunes, coffee, hymnals et al, farmers to whom he begins his intimate radio talks from his station KFNF each day with: "Howdy, folks. This is Henry Field talking, folks. It's Henry himself."

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