National Affairs: The Happy Man

Death last week took from the Senate a quiet, kindly, able Southern judge, baggy-kneed, baggy-faced Marvel Mills Logan (TIME, Oct. 9). In jigtime the Senate this week got as his successor the nearest thing to Huey Long since the Kingfish was shot to death in 1935.

For Governor Albert Benjamin Chandler, Kentucky's happy man, is no mere country clown. A swift and educated brain, a vaulting ambition and one of the sharpest instincts in the U. S. lie behind his automatic incandescent smile, his hot-palmed handshake.

Prancy as a Blue Grass colt, "Happy" Chandler is...

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