National Affairs: Death of Madden

The snowy crown of Representative Martin Barnaby Madden of Illinois shone as usual one day last week in the subdued light of the House. Dryly, vigorously he defended the right of a minority member to register opposition to a proposal which he, Chairman Madden of the Appropriations Committee, had endorsed. After his speech, Mr. Madden went from the floor to his Committee's suite, where he sat chatting with a friend about the ecent Illinois primary in which he had been nominated for a 13th consecutive term in the House. A few minutes later, the cloakroom stirred with a grave excitement....

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