POLITICAL NOTE: Brothers & Governors

Brothers & Governors

One sunny day last week police clubs whacked about bumptious heads on the streets of New Orleans. At Hammond, 42 mi. away, three men shot out a political argument; the loser was killed, the winners wounded. In Jefferson Parish shotguns bristled about a barn where citizens were forced to "vote right or else—" behind transparent cheesecloth. Louisiana was holding a Democratic primary which was equivalent to a regular election.

One of five candidates for Lieutenant Governor was Earl Long, brother of redheaded,...

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