National Affairs: Attack

Royal S. Copeland is the only doctor* in the Senate. One day last week he was urgently summoned. His black hair waving, he ran down to the barber shop. There, anxious barbers stood about a chair. In the chair he found his Democratic friend, Senator Andrieus Aristieus Jones of New Mexico, white and immobile. "An attack" spluttered a barber. Seeing no couch in the shop, Doctor-Senator Copeland told the barbers to lay Senator Jones on the floor. He despatched the bootblack for whiskey and had a barber telephone for Rear Admiral Grayson.* The...

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