TERRITORIES: The Brown & White Mosaic

"The performance of those fellows is a shameful and disgraceful one," said Hawaii's voteless delegate to Congress, Joseph R. Farrington, in a half sob of frustration last week. "What they're doing to us is a crime."

Next week "those fellows"—the U.S. Senate—will take up the petition by the Territory of Hawaii for admission to the union as a full-fledged state. Hawaii has been petitioning for statehood for 98 years—and from the talk in the cloakrooms, Joe Farrington knows the odds are against him again this time. Far worse, the talk in the cloakrooms...

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