C. F. RICHARDSON
C. F. RICHARDSON, Jr.
"THE SOUTHWEST'S FOREMOST WEEKLY"
LEON A. RICHARDSON
m:bt ~ou~ton jlltftnbtr
1413 WI:ST DALLAS AVI:NUE
oc to ber 31" 1938
flr. ThurGood IIarshB.11,
HAll.OPLs ga L 3t8ff,
New YOI'k Oit y ,
Our dear OowD"t'ker:
Enclosed find copy of the suit flIed here in
the nnited Stfltes District C01.D,t for Southern
irex.8.s last we ak by four r.iember a of t hs Houston
Branch NAACi), a tteckink:'; the validity and
lei;ali ty of the city Demccra t Lc primary setup.
Pl~8dings of plaintiffs and ~efendants were
road into the record Saturday and briefs were
filed today and the judge (non. l:r.M. Kennerly)
is e~ected to hand down a de c Ls Lon by the
Iiiddlo o f the weolc , since the election is Tues-day,
lTovernber 8, 1938.
Sho'uld vie get an adverse d e c I s Lon , we plan
an appeal and may ta ko a ct Lon on bwo f'r ont s s
Apoe a L the appeal or file a damage sui t for
:;~10 in j us t t c 8 of p eo c e co ur t a nd ca r ny 81.1 ch
appeal direct to the Uni ted States Supreme
Gour t, sin ce in Texas the jus tice of Peel ce
c our t is the court of final jur lsdie tion in
uhs state in matters involving ~iPl0 or less.
With 11ig11est per-sona 1 r egal'ds, I am,
C. p. Richardson, 1:'re8.,
':C<3xasAss' n of NAACP!3r§nchea