POLITICAL NOTES: Bedroom Farce

A strange interlude of a fat Senator in a summer hotel was headlined last fortnight as follows: HEFLIN SCENTS PLOT AS BED CRASHES. Last week the Senator and the hotel management, in Asbury Park, N. J., explained. The Senator's story was that two men came to his bedroom door late one evening and said they had come to mend his bed. There were two beds in the room. The Senator asked which they would mend. How did they know in which bed he would sleep? To these astute questions the men could not reply. They...

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