National Affairs: Free Fights, No Laureate

Two neighboring Governors struck each a blow—in the interest, they said, of free institutions. In Madison, Wis., Governor John J. Elaine (LaFollette man) vetoed a bill aimed against rodeos. Pointing out that the bill would be rendered ridiculous by the natural struggle of "single-comb white wyandotte" roosters against "black Minorcas," would be barked to scorn by village dogs, the Governor concluded: "The innocent owner of midnight prowling cats not only is to be annoyed by their wails, but if he knows they are fighting and permits the fight to go on, he...

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