National Affairs: In Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Senate, officially but not individually, declined to continue the embarrassment of Governor Henry Simpson Johnston when it voted, 26 to 23, to table a resolution demanding the dismissal of Mrs. O. O. Hammonds, executive secretary and confidential adviser of the Governor (TIME, March 7). Talk, however, still comes out of Oklahoma concerning the Governor's matronly secretary with whom he is said to plumb spiritualism, occultism, Rosicrusianism. The latest report is that she calls the Democratic State Chairman her errand boy. Meanwhile her husband, Dr. Hammonds, churchgoer from Okmulgee, enjoys pay...

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