National Affairs: Sick Friend

Once Harry B. Zimman was city commissioner of Omaha. Now he is treasurer of Omaha's largest department store. Few Omaha citizens are more respected than affluent Mr. Zimman. One night last week Mr. Zimman was called (he says) to the telephone at his home. A friend was seriously ill. Did Mr. Zimman have a little alcoholic stimulant? Mr. Zimman did. Well, a friend of the friend would come down to the corner to get it. Mr. Zimman carefully wrapped a whole gallon jug of liquor in a paper and, without coat, without collar,...

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