The Congress: Gallery Suckling

In Newport, Tenn. Evert Parker was not able to get enough money to buy shoes for his children. So with his wife and four youngsters he hitchhiked to Washington to be close to the source of supply. One afternoon last week Citizen Parker in overalls and his barefoot family settled down in the gallery of the House of Representatives. In that restful spot, Mrs. Parker unbuttoned her dress, presented her ample breast to her eight-month-old daughter, Hilda Jean.

One touch of nature made the whole House embarrassed. Members whispered...

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