OKLAHOMA: By a Dam Site

A big man called out the National Guard last week to stop a manmade flood. The big man was redheaded, 300-lb. Leon Phillips, Governor of Oklahoma. The flood he was determined to stop would have been caused by the scheduled closing of the gates of gigantic, almost completed Grand River Dam, would have submerged 52,000 acres of northeast Oklahoma. Said Red Phillips, clamping down on his cigar and clamping down martial law on Grand River Dam: "I am moving the troops in before they get that dam in such shape that it...

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