Lodge proposed, and rather graciously, that the U. S. Government pay
the medical expenses incurred by Senator Greene of Vermont in his
recent illness. The amount in question is $7,500. The appropriation is
fitting since Senator Greene, while walking home from his work in the
U. S. Capitol, was accidentally shot by a U. S. officer, chasing a
bootlegger who had infringed upon a U. S. law.
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