TAXATION: To Hell with the Sales Tax!

In Mississippi* last week 9,000 disgruntled whites, led by a Negro jazz band, stormed the State Capitol at Jackson to tell Governor Martin Sennett ("Sure Mike") Conner what they thought of a 3% retail sales tax as passed by the State House. "We want Mike! We want Mike!" was the mob's raucous shout as it shuffled from the rotunda toward the Governor's office. Was he in? Some said he was—locked in. Others insisted he was at a downtown hotel. Before the crowd finally drifted out of the Capitol, it left pinned on Governor Conner's door a sign: TO HELL...

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