National Affairs: Joke

"At the national capitol, one Robert Wilson, new page boy, rushed through the lobbies, encountered one Harry J. Brown, cried that a roll-call vote was on, Mr. Brown told Page Wilson to rush back and vote for him. Page Wilson, in the Chamber, did so, crying 'Aye' when the clerk staccatoed 'Browne.'* Talley clerks were startled by the treble. It was discovered that Harry Brown, page teaser, is correspondent of the Salt Lake City Tribune."

A tale to this effect was telegraphed throughout the land. Next day, Representative Sinnott, of Oregon said the tale...

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