National Affairs: Dent

Louisiana's Republicans also made some news last week. In New Orleans, pro-Eisenhower candidates came out ahead in 14 of 24 contests for the Republican Parish Executive Committee and won ten out of 56 seats on the State Central Commit tee. Neither of these bodies chooses delegates to the national convention, but the returns did seem to indicate a dent in the ironclad control exercised by pro-Taft National Committeeman John E. Jackson. On the basis of last week's result, Jackson's rival, John Minor Wisdom, said that half the state's 15 delegates would be for Ike. Jackson, however, seemed certain to hold at...

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