GEORGIA: Hummon's Own Assembly

Georgia's legislature snuffled and snapped through its appointed rounds. It really sat up when the word was passed that "Hummon wants this." In just 41 of the 70 days allotted to it, the state's complacent assembly gave crafty, cocky Governor Herman Eugene Talmadge almost everything he wanted. Grumped an editorialist last week in the Hummon-hating Atlanta Journal: "Thank Heaven, I still have my liver and lights." The Atlanta Constitution, somewhat friendlier to Hummon, drew a deep breath and said: "On the whole the legislature did a good job."

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