National Affairs: Tip

Presiding over the (Senate one day last week while it filibustered on the anti-lynching bill, Massachusetts' 35-year-old Senator Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., seeking comfort, leaned far back in his chair. Suddenly the chair overturned, he landed with a crash on the floor.

Said Senator Robert Reynolds of North Carolina, pausing in his oration, "I'm sorry if I have disturbed the gentleman."

Said Cabot Lodge blushing, "The gentleman should not be so eloquent."


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