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Maine's Senator Margaret Chase Smith usually wears a yellow tea ,rose on her shoulder. Like the Senator, the rose is handsome but it has long, sharp thorns, and many a rueful politico sees a symbol in that fact, too. Political opponents of Senator Smith have been known to get scratched.

One politico who has had some experience with the Smith thorns is Maine's own Republican Owen Brewster, who was defeated for re-election in the 1952 senatorial primary (by Frederick G. Payne). Since then, Lawyer Brewster has been pestering the Eisenhower Administration for a...

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