POLITICAL NOTES: Sadler in the Saddle


The word in Texas last week was that President Roosevelt has picked a baby-kissin', snuff-dippin', vote-gettin' man to replace Mayor Maury Maverick of San Antonio as front man for the New Deal forces working against John Nance Garner on his home base. This snuff-dippin', vote-gettin' man: Railroad Commissioner Gerald Anthony Sadler.

Green-eyed, 31-year-old Mr. Sadler is an East Texan whose mother sold her chickens to give him a start when oil was discovered in the great East Texas field nine years ago. Hustling Jerry Sadler worked at odd jobs and high...

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