"Who wrote it? Representative Clarence Brown (R-OH) said that “a prominent Democrat in Georgia” wrote it. The Democratic Party still had conservatives in those days.
The only thing left of the original piece is a scan of yellowed newsprint. But Snopes.com found an edition of the Hagerstown (Md.) Morning Herald that published it, too, exactly as The Daily News printed it.The Los Angeles Times ran it as a letter to the editor."