National Affairs: Drunk

James M. Cox Jr., Yale student, son of James Middleton Cox, thrice Governor of Ohio (1913-15, 1917-19, 1919-21) and defeated Democratic candidate for the Presidency in 1920, drove his automobile up Fifth Avenue, in Manhattan. So rapidly did he drive, with such reckless daring, that he hit one Peter Lorenzo, a laborer, and knocked him into the air. Policemen gave chase to James M. Cox Jr., for he did not slack his pace. They fired revolvers into the air and at the fugitive. Dodging and twisting through the traffic, James Cox hurtled through Manhattan, ignoring all traffic signals, deaf to the...

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