National Affairs: Muscle Shoals

Unnamed and mysterious interests stand behind a bill introduced into Congress to sell Muscle Shoals, the government nitrate plant in Alabama, to Representative John Kissel of Brooklyn.

The property cost the government $100,000,000; Henry Ford offered $5,000,000 cash; now Mr. Kissel raises the bid to $6,000,000.

Mr. Kissel is noted in Congress as being a " consistent sponsor of resolutions." He once proposed that the daisy be adopted as the national flower.


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