POLITICAL NOTES: Share the Wealth

At Carthage, Tex., close to the Louisiana State line, Henry Walton, big black buck, began to dote on the philosophy of Huey Long. Last week he got a pistol, used it to knock a storekeeper over the head, helped himself to the trade goods, conducted a brief reign of terror. Then he fled across the Sabine River. When pursuers arrived on the opposite bank, he shouted: "Stay on your side of the Sabine! Me and Huey Long is running this side." The constable of the Carthaginians, who had no wish to share their wealth, knelt down and drilled Henry Walton...

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