The Press: Down with Damyankees

Of all the professional Texans in Texas, one of the loudest and lustiest is a mild-mannered, frail little man named Carl Victor Little, who hails from Columbus, Ohio and eats "damyankees" six days a week. His cannibalism takes place in the Houston Press, where his talents for irony, indignation and invective have made his column "By-the-Way" the best-read in Houston.

Little's literary violence often provokes equally violent reactions from readers. Last week Little joyously printed a letter denouncing him as an "ignorant, crazy imbecile" who should be confined to publishing his opinions "on...

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