National Affairs: Books, Sparrows

Senator "Magnavox" Johnson of Minnesota traveled to Manhattan speak to a mass meeting against a local bill proposed to purify all literature circulating in New York State. Said he: "It doesn't hurt any one when a man tells the truth, and for that reason I am against the clean books bill. . . . Speaking of attempts at censorship, Senator Heflin of Alabama was recently very much annoyed when those listening to a speech he was making went outside to see an airplane flying above the Capitol. He forthwith proposed a bill...

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