POLITICAL NOTES: Trouble in Texas (Contd.)

All summer long the eyes of Texas have been upon Governor Allan Shivers and his campaign for an unprecedented third term. His opponent in the Democratic primary. Attorney Ralph Yarborough of Austin, uncovered the embarrassing fact that Shivers had turned a $425,000 profit on a $25,000 investment in a strange Rio Grande Valley land deal eight years ago. Yarborough, who lost to Shivers in 1952 by a margin of almost 2 to 1, also kept reminding Texas Democrats that Shivers had swung Democratic Texas behind Dwight Eisenhower in the 1952 presidential election.

Last week, after Texans marked primary ballots in...

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