National Affairs: In Texas

The complexion of Texas seemed to be altering. In August, upon her nom- ination by the Democrats, Mrs. Miriam A. ("Ma") Ferguson was virtually accepted by the Nation as the Governor-elect of Texas. Last week, public prints of all party affiliations published despatches to the effect that this first blush had faded; that Dr. George C. Butte, Republican nominee, was offering "more resistance than any Republican since the days of the Reconstruction." The reports held that the Republican Party of Texas is once more "a white man's affair." In the old days, only Negroes...

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