National Affairs: By Mistake

At Pikeville, Ky., John W. Langley, Kentucky Congressman, convicted of conspiracy to violate the prohibition law, and out on bail, was tried on another charge—drunkenness. Arrested on the charge of a woman several weeks ago (TIME, June 22), he spent several hours in jail for using profanity in court when he denied the charge. Last week, at the trial for drunkenness, he testified that he had stopped, exhausted, at a friend's apartment to take medicine for dizziness; had taken a cold bath, but no intoxicant, and, coming from the bathroom, had gone...

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