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v , THE WHOLE TRUTH When Senator Msybauk, Democrat of South Carolina, explains that the so-called anti-poll; tax bill U "aimply a bill to deprive the South' em 8Utea ot their righta", he tells the truth : but not the whole truth or rather all the truth For this anti-poll tax bill is the opening wedge to deprive ALL the States of their righta to regulate suffrage within their borders. Again, yon may need to remember this and to realise anew why the extremists of the New Deal are so set and determined to. put this bill through. They will then be able to follow It up with final mores to take from the States any and all restrictions on Toting and they will then be able to do what the Black Republicans tried and failed to do after the War Between the States. . The goal of bid Tbad Stevens and his fellow-workers was to "fix" it so that the freedmen ot the South could - vote without restrictions or qualifications and they believed these votes would perpetuate the Republican party in power. Today the drive Is by forces working within the Democratic party, The aim la the same but for the benefit of a new set. - That is why the fight on the anti-poll tax bill Is what it Is. Mrs.. Roosevelt Is all for the anti-poll Ux bill. President Roosevelt has said no word In public one way or the other but the Administration spokesmen and leaders are working for It like beavers. ':.;:.-. '