Books: Man from Georgia

THESE BARS OF FLESH—T. S. Stribling —Doubleday, Doran ($2.50).

Andrew Barnett was a portly, ruddy-faced, middle-aged Georgia politician. When he was in the legislature he fathered a bill requiring all county superintendents of schools tohave college degrees. But when he voted for a measure compelling farmers to put up fences, the opposition gave him such a hiding it was a wonder he was elected school superintendent afterwards. People voted for him for the same reason that women were kind to him—because he was big, good-natured, couldn't quite take care of himself. But as school...

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