National Affairs: Brawl

Driving with his wife and sister, Secretary of the Navy Curtis Dwight Wilbur noted a brawl along a highway near Washington, D. C. He leaped from his car, sprinted to the scene of action, separated three Negro caddies of the Congressional Club. But his arrival was too late to prevent the fracturing of one little Negro's skull by a bigger Negro with a stick. Secretary Wilbur rushed the injured lad to the Congressional Club for medical attention.


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