Vice President Curtis, traveling to Los Angeles to open the Olympic Games (see p. 25). paused at Las Vegas, Nev.. made a little speech. The following occurred:
Hecklers: Why didn't you feed some of those ex-soldiers in Washington?
Curtis: I've fed more than you have, you dirty cowards! I'm not afraid of any of you.
Hecklers: Hurrah for Roosevelt!
Curtis: If you wait for him to be elected, you'll be an old man....