National Affairs: Bold Democrats

Just before midnight one evening last week, two young men walked into Manhattan's National Republican Club, asked the clerk on duty for a Mr. Brown. They were informed that there was no such person in the club. "Well," drawled one of the young men, "I guess you can give us what we want." What they wanted was the contents of the club's cash drawer. They got it, $196 of Republican money. Happily for the club, of which President Hoover is a member, a taxicab driver saw the robbers hastily enter another cab, grew suspicious,...

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