To a Sunday audience in Baltimore, Senator Heflin said: "There are so few wet advocates in the Senate they could be put inside a taxicab."
Pleased, Senator Heflin later quoted himself on the Senate floor.
Up bounded Senator Bruce (father-in-law of Andrew W. Mellon's daughter): "Well, the number of senators who decline a drink when it is offered to them could be put into a smaller cubic content than a taxicab."
Senator Willis: "I hope there is nothing personal about that remark. If so, I shall resent it vigorously."
Senator Bruce: "Oh, no, I absolve...