POLITICAL NOTES: Hyblaean Honey

Mr. Neely, who hides his Christian names (Mathew Mansfield) by the initials "M. M.," is Senator from the State of West Virginia, a state which breeds an eloquence as odorous as the honey of the Hybla* bees. What is more, he is a Democrat and nothing loathe to attack in the Senate the Republican President who vetoed (TIME, May 12) the Bursum pension bill: "I arise to charge the President of the United States with having become a lobbyist. As such, his activities are being carried on at the breakfast table of the...

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