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 - Budding Opposition Against Dworshak By JOHN...
Budding Opposition Against Dworshak By JOHN COELETT United n a The winds of international crisis have blown in s0me budding opposition opposition against Sen. Henry C. Dworshak in the Republican ranks. The name of Fentress Kuhn of Boise has been circulated as a pos sible candidate for the Republican' senatorial nomin»ti0n. It perhaps was' inevitable that opposition should a-| a-| a-| rise after Dworshak voted against ! the European Recovery Plan. Spine ; i Republican papers have "spanked'' | I him for the vote, which was accentu-' accentu-' accentu-' ated by a similar vote from Sen. Glen i H. Taylor, now of the third party. 1 Kuhn has no direct c0mment on his; ; pcssible candidacy But some of his friends are boosting him along. I Kuhn who is Idaho chairman of the Nati(>nal Security Council, which is Tues-unity a ihves- X i disposing of his half interest, in radio i staljon KLIX at Twin Falls. He also ! Boise valley. Kuhn still bas several years before ! ha r»a*ht*t M He formcrlv went to schoo! at Wendell and is a graduate iomting a i-' i-' i-' Ui defense measures tor M,e i.uion. did say ht was opposea to Senators Taylor and Dwnrshak and Rep. John Sanborn for tl.eir tiay votes on ERP. Old tir.iers in south central Idaho well remember the name of Kuhn. William S. Kuhn, Frentess' lather, and TamlTlTKuhrt aff' vnete." »»Jre,'1n<B*- »»Jre,'1n<B*- <lmU:i< in devel()pment of the North Side tract. The town of Wendell is named fcr Kuhn's oldest brother. Jerome is named for his uncle, Jerome Kill Another uncle. Fentress Hill, still has a farm outside 0f Jerome. .-■ .-■ .-■ Kuhn is general manager of radio station KGEM in Boise and is president president of the Kingscliff corporation; which has the life and other • canc.es-. canc.es-. canc.es-. si0ns at Bogus Basin. Kuhn now is fed- of Yale. He is a warm, ^personal friend of former Sen. D. Worth Clark. V ■.' It would take, however, a well-run well-run well-run campaign to get past Dworshak in the primary. Dworshak was a remarkable vote-eetter vote-eetter vote-eetter in his four terms in; the 1^ " ,^M«n.1cZ ihe Senate em- al- em-answered ap- al- how-r itv in the 1946 election for the senate. Only the primsiry election would tell how badly Dworshak fared as result of his •••ote against' ERP. Some po-j po-j po-j litic ans arc inclined to the view that : : Dworshak hasn't a'ienate-': a'ienate-': a'ienate-': . as many' voters as some political observers It might be said in passing that a gocdly. number of Democrats have hopes' ti at opposition will arise against Dworshak in the primaries. There axe. two reasons for this hope. First, they reaVze they have only a fleeting chance to win in. November. Second, tktry fear their own candidates for congress will not be up to par. Democratic Democratic leaders have been ranlcled in the past at their inability to dislodge ,

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  1. Caribou County Sun,
  2. 08 Apr 1948, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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