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John Wesley Langley, beloved soak, bleary-eyed disciple of Sir John Falstaff,† was ten times elected Congressman from Kentucky by bone-dry, Fundamentalist, Republican mountaineers. His tongue knew well the golden mellowness of old Kentucky "corn," his hand had felt the frost of tall mint juleps, but he remained faithful, legislatively, to the arid principles of his constituents. He had been arrested for intoxication in both Pikeville, Ky., and Washington, D. C., but Congressmen continued to admire his genial philosophy, his legal knowledge. He is now serving a two-year term in the Atlanta penitentiary...

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