National Affairs: Salute!

Representative Sol Bloom of Manhattan, having been abroad on the streets of Washington on Memorial Day, introduced a bill in Congress to require all citizens to salute the Star Spangled Banner when it passes in parade. Said Mr. Bloom: "In the heart of the nation, people are patriots, but in the Capital there is a spirit of indifference."


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