MISSOURI: Mound City Misbehavior

Last July, while St. Louisans were perspiring through one of their hottest recorded summers, the resourceful Post-Dispatch startled them out of their discomfort by beginning a series of sensational registration fraud exposures. Day by day the newspaper printed pictures of many a vacant lot, unoccupied building, bawdy house, saloon and cheap hotel listed on the Election Board's "revised and corrected" election rolls as domiciles of phantom voters. Soon private citizens, civic organizations, hungry Republicans turned out of office four years ago in the New Deal landslide, set up a loud clamor, began...

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