National Affairs: Louisiana Governor

Gubernatorial elections on the Mississippi's lower left bank are cross and colorful. Most Louisianans, state-proud, would rather be Governor than President. Republicans being as scarce in Louisiana as frogs in the Sahara, an all-Democratic primary such as was held last week, is all that matters.

This year's tusslers were Ormel Hinkley Simpson, who rose from Lieutenant-Governor to fill the big chair when Governor Henry J. Fuqua died in 1926; Huey P. Long, a talkative, curly-headed bantamweight on the Public Service Commission; and U. S. Representative Riley Joseph Wilson, who tried to gain fame...