RACES: New Orleans Sacrifice

The back hair of many a New Orleans citizen bristled, fortnight ago, when the Times-Picayune reported that their Mayor T. Semmes Walmsley had lunched in Washington with Oscar De Priest, Negro Congressman. Last week Mayor Walmsley, home from the capital, announced: "As I am just as passionate an adherent to the cause of white supremacy as it is possible for any human being to be, I hasten to give the true facts to my people in New Orleans."

After a flood-control hearing, he said, he had been invited to luncheon in a...

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