David Wm. James, in his incorrect and unTIMEly criticism (TIME, Dec. 30, p. 2) of Mister Speaker's background (TIME. Dec. 16, frontispiece), shows lack of Boy Scout training. I suggest that he cooperate with the nearest troop where any tenderfoot scout can tell him HIS UNDERSTANDING of courtesies due our National Emblem NEEDS REVERSAL.
Motion to flay denied and lower house affirmed.
ELLIS S. MIDDLETON
Alias Big Chief Flying Owl, Boy Scouts of America. New York, N. Y.
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