National Affairs: Outraged Public

Some months ago Governess Miriam A. ("Ma") Ferguson of Texas made a promise—that she would resign her executive position if she failed to beat young redpolled Attorney General Dan Moody in the gubernatorial primary. She was beaten by apparently an absolute majority, announced that she would call a special session of the Legislature on Sept. 13, after which she would resign. Texans keep their word, play square.

Then the news was spread that Dan Moody had failed to attain an absolute majority,* hence Mrs. Ferguson was not eliminated unless she desired to keep her...

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