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Driving along a Washington street one day last week. Farmer-Laborite Representative-at-Large from Minnesota Francis Henry Shoemaker bumped a taxi. When Charles Newman jumped out of his cab to protest, he said Statesman Shoemaker doubled up his ready fists, slugged him. knocked him to the ground twice, cursed him roundly. "I'm a Congressman! Nobody can arrest me!" boasted Statesman Shoemaker few days later when he learned that Newman had sworn out an assault warrant against him.— Then he quietly slipped out of the House of Representatives, disappeared. Presently two Washington detectives...

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