National Affairs: Professional Texans

Professional Texan, old-style, is Owen P. White, storyteller. Professional Texan, new style, is Gene Howe, editor of the Amarillo Globe-News, son of old-time Ed Howe, "Sage of Potato Hill" (Atchison, Kan.). Story-teller White lately helped Collier's magazine into a million-dollar libel suit by flaying, old-style, the political monkey-business of Rentfro Banton Creager and other Texas Republicans in Hidalgo County (TIME, Sept. 16). Editor Howe has obtained publicity for his little cow-&-gas town of Amarillo by flaying, new style, such national figures as Mary Garden and Charles Augustus Lindbergh (TIME, April 1)*

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