National Affairs: Death of Underwood

Senator J. Thomas Heflin of Alabama interrupted a debate on the cruiser bill, last week, with the announcement: "The Senate will be profoundly shocked and grieved to learn of the death of ... Oscar Underwood."

Thus, irony in its most logical form. Alabama gave both Heflin and Underwood to the Senate. In cast of mind and in frame of opinion, the two men were a million miles apart.

Heflin, Klu Klux Klan, free silver, William Jennings Bryan, prohibition, woman suffrage, McNary-Haugen farm relief may all...

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