National Affairs: Political Notes: Mar. 3, 1923

Senator Brookhart, Iowa, favors a studied informality in the matter of dress.

"If I am asked to the White House, or to attend any other state occasion, I shall go as I am, with cowhide shoes and the clothes I wear on the farm. If my constituents wish me to do so, I shall go to the extreme of donning overalls."

The shoes in question are of a breadth allowing free play to the legislative toes, and are a rich ochre in tint.

Senator Brookhart's advocacy of simplicity is applicable to every condition with which...

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