National Affairs: Verbosity

It was only a matter of an appropriation of $11,990,965 for the Prohibition Unit, but Representative James A. ("Juniper") Gallivan of Massachusetts, Democrat, was on his feet, shouting:

"I have had enough of it; I am against Wheeler and his wastrels, his crooks and bootleggers. The Treasury has been wide open long enough. I am ready to compromise, however, and in the interest of Congressional decency and cleanliness and to get the Prohibition alley-cat off the backs of so-called American statesmen, I will agree to vote a liberal pension to Wayne Wheeler,* provided he...

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