It was a political upset in Pennsylvania that put William J. Eroe Jr. in the State Senate at Harrisburg three years ago. Last year Mr. Eroe upset his Democratic colleagues, who were evenly matched with Senate Republicans, by casting the deciding vote for a G. O. P. presiding officer. Then he upset the Republicans by switching back to the Democrats, voting with his party on lesser matters. Last week Senator Eroe was upset himself. Out came news that he had: 1) lost his job as a salesman for American Cyanamid & Chemical Corp. which sold dynamite to the State...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!