. . . Went to de rock fo' ter hide his face But de rock cried out, "No hidin' place! No hidin' place down here!"

—Negro Spiritual.

Lacking Congressmen in the South, the Republican Party and especially its chief, the President, is deeply obliged to the Southern members of the Republican National Committee for advice in distributing Federal offices. The officeholders are, in turn, obliged to the National Committeemen for recommending them to the President.

All would run smoothly in this Southern Republican scheme of things but for the fact that whites and...

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