Letters, Aug. 31, 1936

Great Bailey


Your Aug. 17 issue speaks of Joseph W. Bailey Jr. as "son of Texas' late great Senator." As Joe Sr. had to resign from the U. S. Senate because of his accepting money and favors from John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil, I fail to see where he achieved any greatness. To me he ranks with Jim & Ma Ferguson as cheap politicians whose memory makes decent Texans blush with shame.


Kansas City, Mo.

No investigation ever disproved Senator Bailey's contention that he was unaware that Waters-Pierce Oil Co., from which...

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