National Affairs: Texans' Texan

Through the 27 days of campaigning for the run-off primary for Texas' governorship, hard-pitching, New Dealing Dr. Homer Price Rainey strove mightily to overcome the 152,000-vote handicap that was indicated by last month's indecisive Democratic primary. Said onetime baseballer Rainey: It won't be over till the last man's out in the ninth.

But last week, to no one's surprise, friendly, middle-of-the-roader Beauford Jester smacked out a home run to win the ball game with a two-to-one majority. His chief campaign promises: increased old-age pensions without increased taxes, a hearty welcome for all shades of...

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