IDAHO: Debt of Gratitude

Oldtimers in Boise like to tell of the Idaho farm boy who some years ago returned from a trip to their city, breathlessly told his father that he had seen the great Senator Borah. As proof, the lad said he had heard a number of Boise people addressing the stranger as "Senator." "Son," the farmer drawled, "those city slickers were fooling you. Now what in the world would a man like Senator Borah be doing in a place like Idaho?"

Idahoans, indeed, have seen little of William Edgar Borah since they first...

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