Governor Withycombe was ill and had died, and Secretary of State Ben Olcott succeeded to the Governor's office.
|March 4th, 1919|
National news competed for the headline and the front page layout's a little funny. The photos of Withycombe and Olcott are balanced, but the Olcott half of the story is displaced a little by the story and headline about Republican opposition to the League of Nations.
One thing has changed. Olcott served as both Governor and Secretary of State, and we no longer allow this.
|Walter Pierce looks more belligerent than neighborly here!|
(Isn't this a pose we see from LBJ?)
February 24th, 1919