HEROES: B. E. F. (Cont'd)

Mr. Eslick. But Mr. Chairman, I want to divert from the sordid. We hear nothing but dollars here. I want to go from the sordid side. . . .

(At this point Mr. Eslick was stricken and fell dead and was carried from the chamber by his colleagues.)

Thus last week did the Congressional Record tersely note the death of Representative Edward Everett Eslick, 60-year-old Democrat of Pulaski, Tenn. Representative Eslick was addressing the House in favor of the Patman bill to pay the Soldier Bonus in full with new...

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