TEXAS: Pappy Wins

Wilbert Lee ("Pass the Biscuits, Pappy") O'Daniel is Washington-bound, hillbilly band and all. In the closest State election ever held in Texas, Governor O'Daniel won the late Morris Sheppard's Senate seat by an unofficial margin of 1,095 votes.

Observers called the result a rap on the knuckles for President Roosevelt, who had reached out his hand to endorse New Dealer Lyndon Johnson. But it was the first time in three campaigns that Lee O'Daniel failed to win a clean-cut majority over all his opponents.

Friends of the Governor said he plans to make his entry into Washington, after an official canvass...

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