REMEMBER: 1) THE 20TH CENTURY
INDUSTRIALIST WILL NOT INVEST MUCH OF HIS MONEY IN A 19TH CENTURY
STATE; 2) IS MISSISSIPPI CONDEMNED
ALWAYS TO BE 20 YEARS BEHIND THE PARADE OF PROGRESS?
Beneath those blunt wordspart of a quarter-page advertisement spread through the newspapers in Mississippi's capital city of Jackson one day last weekwas the signature of Mississippi's Governor James Plemmon Coleman. With something of a jolt, Mississippians realized that capable, 43-year-old J. P. Coleman, who had worked surprising modernizing reforms during his first year in office without open legislative battles with the state's mossbacks (TIME, March 3), was set to fight right...