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By Philip Haythornthwaite, Paul Hannon

In 1823 Texas was once opened to American payment; over the following 12 years hundreds of thousands took benefit of the chance. in this time the corrupt Santa Anna rose to energy. a unethical and ruthless flesh presser, thief, compulsive gambler, opium addict and liar, he nevetheless received a degree of renowned help and set approximately destroying federalism. clash with the yankee settlers ('Texians') grew to become inevitable, a clash which integrated the mythical conflict of the Alamo. Philip Haythornwaite covers the tale of the warfare of Texan Independence in a quantity sponsored by means of a wealth of illustrations and pictures, together with 8 complete web page color plates via Paul Hannon

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The nominee in the recent election declined to take any part in the drafting of the party platform. It was drawn by and represents the crystallized thought of the representatives fresh from the people. The translation of its planks into law should have priority over other legislative matters, he added. In conclusion, Neff promised within the next few days, and from time to time thereafter, special and specific messages in regard to important legislation. 18 Although legislators had been streaming into Neff's office during the past week to make his acquaintance and learn more about him, William Greene Sterett, the veteran capitol reporter for the Dallas Morning News, had been unable to find a single man who was willing or able to say definitely what he thought about the governor.

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20 On January 27, Neff Page 20 addressed himself to this question in the first of his promised messages on specific legislation. He recommended to his "Dear Co-Laborers" the elimination of duplication and waste in state administration. "It is to the everlasting shame of governments, municipal, county, State and national," he declared, "that they had never adopted the business methods of efficiency and economy that makes successful private corporations. " The state had grown top-heavy in its governmental affairs, burdened with overhead expenses and too much machinery.

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