TEXAS: Biscuits Passed

A Nazarene preacher named S. T. Brogdon, out to be Governor of Texas, closed his campaign for the Democratic nomination last week. So did State Attorney General William McCraw of Dallas, Railroad Commissioner Ernest O. Thompson of Amarillo, Oilman Tom F. Hunter of Wichita Falls, seasoned campaigners all. And so, to the grief of all these gentlemen, did Flour Salesman Wilbert Lee O'Daniel of Fort Worth (TIME, July 25). At Kilgore, on the night before primary day, Candidate O'Daniel struck up his hillbilly band, introduced Children Pat, Molly & Mike, who sang...

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