POLITICAL NOTES: Spelling Bee

As anticipated, Connecticut Republicans last week nominated vote-getting Raymond E. Baldwin as their off-year candidate for the U.S. Senate. To succeed Baldwin as governor the G.O.P. pinned its hopes on tall, quick-tongued James L. McConaughy, head of United China Relief and onetime college president (Wesleyan, Knox). Said McConaughy (rhymes with Donahey) to the delegates: "No one has ever named an apple after me. You are taking a chance in choosing a candidate with a name as hard to spell and pronounce as McConaughy." His almost certain Democratic opponent: ex-Price Boss Chester Bowles....

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