RACES: Gentleman from Illinois


For six long years hot-blooded Congressmen from the South have smouldered at the presence of a lone Negro on the Republican side of the House of Representatives. He was Oscar De Priest of Chicago and he did not hesitate to speak up boldly for his race. As a result of last fortnight's election, when Southern Congressmen return to the Capitol on Jan. 3, they will find Representative De Priest gone. But their racial embarrassment will be more rather than less because they will find sitting squarely in their Demo cratic midst another...

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