Mighty Atom

The Senate lost its mightiest atom last week. Washington's little (5 ft. 6 in., 135 lb.) Homer Truett Bone, 61, got a Presidential appointment as Federal Circuit Judge (seven Western states, Alaska, Hawaii, China). Two-Term Senator Bone had certain renomination and election within his grasp, could he but campaign for it. But a fall in his Tacoma home in 1939 left him crippled; repeated operations had further impaired his health. For a year his right leg has been massaged daily by the Senate doctor. (Said Senator Bone dryly : "After all these...

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