National Affairs: Sir George's Indiscretion

In a U. S. Senate committee room one day last fortnight, Montana's Senator Burt Wheeler sat lunching from a tray with a spare, tall, white-mustachioed Scotsman, who had asked to see him. The Senator's mistrustful eyes looked grimmer and grimmer as he heard what his visitor had to say. But he listened on. His visitor was an eminent British economist, pink-cheeked, 72-year-old Sir George Paish. Three hours later, as the Scotsman took his leave, Senator Wheeler turned an amazed stare on two stenographers in the reception room outside, exclaimed: "What do you...

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