THE CONGRESS: Connery for Cannery

From 1922 until last June when he died of food poisoning, the Seventh District of Massachusetts heartily elected and re-elected a bald, magnetic, music-loving Irishman. For Representative William P. ("Billy") Connery Jr., House Labor Committee Chairman, appealed to a big majority in the shoe-manufacturing, textile towns north of Boston. Moreover he was famous as co-sponsor of the Wagner-Connery National Labor Relations Act, of the Black-Connery Wages & Hours Bill.

Last week Seventh District voters chose Billy Connery's successor: a bald, magnetic, music-loving Irishman. Add seven years to and subtract about 15 pounds...

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