National Affairs: Junket and Demagogue

When the Leviathan completes its refurnishing at Boston, which should be within a few days, it will go on a trial trip to Cuba with a full crew and 600 guests of the Shipping Board.

The New York World declared that the trial trip is unnecessary, that it will cost the Government from $200,000 to $1,000,000, and in effect said that it was Mr. Lasker's private junket.

Mr. Lasker replied: " The World is so demagogic in its attitude and has been so utterly unfair that I have nothing to say to it."


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