National Affairs: Buffalo Bill Rides Again

Republican prospects in Wyoming, which looked bright after the suicide of Democratic Senator Lester C. Hunt (TIME. June 28), seem to have faded away like the mountain summer. G.O.P. Congressman William Henry Harrison, grandson and great-great-grandson of Presidents Benjamin and William Henry Harrison, won the Republican nomination, but only after a bitter primary fight with former G.O.P. State Chairman Ewing T. Kerr. Wyoming's tourist business is down about 15% and retail business is off about 10%. A drought has grown worse, and Democratic Candidate Joseph O'Mahoney, a veteran of 10 years in the Senate who was swept out of office by...

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