National Affairs: Legislators at Lansing

Somewhere near the Capitol at Frankfort, Olympia, Augusta, Helena, Jefferson City, Salem, Pierre, Tallahassee or any other State capital is generally to be found a low, musty, old-fashioned hotel with a stuffed elk's head and plenty of spittoons in the lobby. If the Legislature is in session rooms there will be at a premium. The capital may have a newer and swankier hotel, built between 1924 and 1929, but the farmers, the smalltown lawyers, the minor merchants who compose the bulk of State legislatures are not interested in swank. All they want for...

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