Upstart

Like Tennyson's brook, Senator Charles Linza McNary seems to go on forever. Republican McNary went from Oregon to the Senate, at 43, in World War I: he is still there, at 67, in World War II. This year up popped a brash Republican to take a crack at Invincible Charlie. Squat, bespectacled Attorney Arthur M. Geary is no glamor boy, is considered a nuisance by most Oregon G.O.P. leaders. But he slung out a slogan that no one could ignore: "MacArthur v. McNaryism."

Last week Candidate Geary was bee-busy, buzzing around the State in his Mercury, stinging away at McNary's...

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