POLITICAL NOTES: Senator Ashurst's Brother

Until last week, U. S. citizens could reasonably assume that Arizona's pentecostal Senator Henry Fountain Ashurst was a nonpareil when it came to dressed-up language. Advices from Oregon showed that it ran in the family.

Up for re-election as circuit judge in Klamath Falls, Ore. is none other than Henry Ashurst's brother, Edward Bates Ashurst. Slight, dapper Judge Ashurst first got elected to the bench in 1934, tried vainly in 1937 to join his brother in the U. S. Senate. He continued to ornament Klamath Falls with his ten-gallon hats, his string ties, sideburns,...

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