National Affairs: Disorderly Conduct?

Public men must be careful. If they become involved in any little fracas, or indulge in a little bit of drunken revelry, they are at once in a scandal which respectable papers, and yellow papers, and scurvy little gum-chewers' sheetlets retail to the public.

Last week Senator Robert N. Stanfield of Oregon touring the West with the Senate Public Lands Committee (vide supra) stopped at Baker, Ore., on personal business while his colleagues went on to Boise, Idaho. In Baker, Senator Stanfield became hungry and decided to eat.

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