National Affairs: How Small a Place. .

They laid Frank Bartlette Willis to rest in Delaware, Ohio, the town he had set out to make as famed as Marion. Congressmen and captains of industry attended the funeral. A Willis memorial fund was begun. Messages of condolence continued pouring in on Mrs. Willis, especially long ones from her dead husband's colleagues in the Senate. No message moved her more than a Senate message which came, not from a Senator, but from Richard L. ("Deacon") Riedel, a religiously-inclined boy commonly recognized in the Senate wing of the Capitol as Senator Willis' favorite Senate page.

Wrote Richard Riedel:

"I was lonely to-day at...

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