Everybody in Kansas knew that Governor Frank Carlson wanted the job himself, but he knew no acceptable way to take it; to make himself a U.S. Senator would be to break a contract with Kansas voters. So for a month Governor Carlson had dillydallied over choosing a successor for the late Senator Clyde Reed. Last week the governor, after sifting through 232 names, finally made his choice. To fill out the remaining 13 months of Clyde Reed's term he appointed Harry Darby, a husky, gregarious son of a boilermaker who built himself into Kansas' No. 1 industrialist. It was...

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