National Affairs: Curtis's Junket

As a Senator from Kansas, Charles Curtis had fun, but not so much as other Senators. He worked hard, attended regularly, and after the death of Henry Cabot Lodge (1924) he became the G.O.P.'s busy Senate housekeeper. Now that he is Vice President, with high official rank and no official cares except to listen to the Senate when it is sitting and to hope for the health of President Hoover, things are different. Last week he slipped off to Miami Beach to "rest" and really have fun, his first real spree in years.

His host, Albert Davis Lasker, onetime (1921-23) chairman of...

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