Democratic Wrangle

Washington correspondents, irritated by the tedious roaring of Senator Heflin of Alabama, have sometimes agreed to keep "his speeches "off the wire." He has been called a modern Ben Gunn,* a "stuffed white waistcoat" and even a "flat tire"; but his oratory is unpreventable. Last week his subject was an alleged $1,000,000 fund of the Knights of Columbus to carry on war propaganda against Mexico; his words might have been confined, unnoticed, to the Congressional Record, had not leading Democratic Senators risen to rebuke him....

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