National Affairs: Congressional Directory

Ever since the proverbial Eve tasted the apple, the notorious human race has been noted, for its egregious curiosity. Men in high places have suffered most from the consequences of Eve's sin. Therefore it is an ever-renewing joy when a new issue of the Congressional Directory appears, carrying the gossip which the great legislators write about themselves in their official autobiographical sketches. And a new one is out.

There are the President and his Cabinet, the President's biography occupying some nine and one-half lines of nine-point* type—only about half the length of most...

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