It was an extremely trying week for Georgia's pretender—Governor Herman ("Hummon") Talmadge.

Ever since he grabbed office four weeks ago, he had been talking up the good points of his white-primary bill. He had pointed out that the bill was not undemocratic ; it simply kept the Negro from hurting his own cause by voting. But when the State Senate held a public hearing on the measure, Hummon heard from all sorts of people he'd never suspected were against him.

White-haired Mrs. Helen Dortch Longstreet, widow of famed Confederate General James Longstreet, cried:...

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