Members of the 67th Congress (1921-23) were not surprised last week to hear that their most eccentric colleague, Manuel Herrick, 54, Republican, of the Eighth Oklahoma District, had been arrested by Federal Dry agents while firing for $15 per week the boiler of a 500-gal. still in the remote reaches of St. Mary's County, Md. They well remembered Congressman Herrick's notorious exploits during his two years at the Capitol—the beauty contest he ran from his office in the House Office Building which resulted in a breach of promise suit against him; the...

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