POLITICAL NOTES: Oklahoma Incompetence

The people of Oklahoma, the third youngest State,* are still green in the ways of dignified government. Last week, for the second time in six years, they removed their Governor. This time it was Henry Simpson Johnston, impeached and convicted by the State Legislature for "general incompetence" (TIME, Jan. 28 et ante). Lieut. Gov. William J. Holloway, taking the oath as the new Governor, invoked "the blessings and guidance of Almighty God" to assist him. Citizens of the older States sympathized with his sentiments. The charge of "general incompetence" seemed as much...

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