National Affairs: Feathered Fowl

Luscious verbiage, hanging from heavily laden political boughs, began to fall into the inviting laps of stalwart citizens. The harvest season of election was not yet at hand, but the overburdened limb of speech no longer could sustain its fruit.

So George Wharton Pepper, Senator from Pennsylvania, traveling to one of America's 48 Arcadias, sounded a keynote in the eager ears of Maine men:

"In endeavoring to inflict injury exclusively upon the Republican Party, they have, in fact, succeeded in discrediting both the great parties to such an extent that an irresponsible and highly...

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