Your article "The Passing of McCarthy" [May 13] was well written, well documented and objective. His last years must have been like those of Boyle and Joxer Daly, those other two friends of John Barleycorn in Juno and the Paycock. They, too, saw "the whole worl's in a state o' chassis."
CLAUDE DE CRESPIGNY Houston
AMERICA LOST ONE OF HER HEROES, WHO WAS CRUCIFIED ON A STONY PATCH OF BIGOTRY AND POLITICAL EXPEDIENCY. GOD REST HIS SOUL. JAMES A. BOULES PASADENA, CALIF.
Joe McCarthy's friends will not like your story of...