KANSAS: Nice at a Price

Harry Hines Woodring of Topeka, Kans. is a man who loves nice things. As a private citizen, he likes tatting, antiques, and the view from his front porch, with its pleasant shrubbery and small lake. As a politician, he doesn't care to associate with the hoarse, beefy men of the smoke-filled hotel rooms.

Maybe rough-&-tough Charles Rooney should have known this. When Rooney, a red-faced, burly Irishman, returned from the Army to his Topeka law practice last spring, he thought he heard a call to arms. Harry Woodring was running for the Democratic nomination for Governor and was making a vigorous...

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