National Affairs: Ewe Lamb Rebellion

Governor Henry Simpson Johnston of Oklahoma, who used to lecture on the religious aspects of the Ku Klux Klan, is a profound student of ritualism, spiritualism, occultism, etc. One day he found a Mrs. 0. 0. Hammonds, who could plumb the depths of Rosicrucian* philosophy, with him. Together they plumbed (TIME, March 7, 1927).

Mrs. Hammonds became Governor Johnston's confidential secretary and a power in the state. Her high-handed tactics with lesser politicians caused the Oklahoma Senate to demand her dismissal. At that time, Governor Johnston described her as a "ewe lamb about to...

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