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Elmo Cognevich shot - Long Wins Cor,' luuuci ti-iini i>; : • ' plete...
Long Wins Cor,' luuuci ti-iini i>; : • ' plete and unofficial returns showed showed Allen leading even in the districts districts outside of New Orleans. Charges of election fraud were hurled at the bong camp by Francis Francis Williams, manager of Dudley J. Le Blanc, runner-up lo Allen. In'-tho midst of the charges, Elmo Cognevich was brought to a New Orleans hospital suffering from gunshot wounds received atBooth- vl|g- in Piaquemmos parish, where the: ballot box was torn open and th'B' ballots •winds. thrown to the four During the day charges lhal anti-Long voters were being threatened by a shotgun squad at the Lafitle precinct in Ihe Ba.ra- taria country were received at the attorney general's office. Thomas Gilmorc, special assistant attorney general, was sent to investigale but was arrested and jailed and was not released until near sundown, sundown, the closing time of the votln.g: votln.g: booths. On returns from 507 precincts oiit of 1441, the vote for governor stood, Allen 86,773, Le Blanc 26,7-0, 26,7-0, George Seth Guion 17,506, Wil- JJam L. Clark, Jr., 137, Wililam C. Boone 227.

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  1. Corsicana Daily Sun,
  2. 20 Jan 1932, Wed,
  3. Page 10

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