Alabama's loudest orator, U. S. Senator James Thomas Heflin, last week at Abbeville, Ala., vituperated Governor Alfred Emanuel Smith of New York, the daily press of Alabama and Pope Pius XI.
Next day Representative Lee Edmundson of Jefferson, Ala., introduced the following resolution to the state legislature:
"WHEREAS the United States of America is in grave danger of an attack by the Pope of Rome.
"WHEREAS, except for the valor, bravery and foresight of that great and eminent leader and statesman, the Hon. J. Thomas Heflin, senior Senator from...