National Affairs: Limping Major

A distinguished delegation of Italic-Americans including General Nobile (designer and pilot of the Norge) waited patiently in Mayor Walker's reception room in the New York City Hall, After half an hour, the Mayor came, delivered a speech, retired pale and limping. The Italians left, perplexed.

Within his office, Mayor Walker told friends that he had tried for half an hour to rise from his chair, but could not because of a terrific pain in his left knee. He called his brother, Dr. William H. Walker, who ordered an X-ray to be taken.

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