NEVADA: Fledgling's Fall

Nevada's sole Representative in Congress, nature-loving former Governor James Graves Scrugham. remembers seeing once, in the high Sierras, a mother eagle pushing her young one by one out of their eyrie over a sheer abyss, letting them flutter far earthward, swooping to save them just before they crashed, carrying them aloft to repeat the spartan experiment until they learned to fly. Representative Scrugham, a fairly New Dealish Democrat, was unopposed for renomination in last week's primary, will fight it out in November with Republican Harry Stewart, former mayor of Reno. But the Senatorial race in his party brought to mind...