Letters, Oct. 25, 1937

No! No! No!

Sirs:

You just said something about Legionnaires by the thousand sleeping on sidewalks, gutters and hotel lobbies during the GREAT convention. Damn it, sir, that is going a little too far.

To say that they slept in lobbies is not so bad. But to state that they sought sleep, wonderful sleep, in gutters when there were neat sidewalks alongside is an insult.

Put yourself in a Legionnaire's place. Let's assume that for any one of several reasons you suddenly find the arms of Morpheus more attractive than those of Gipsy Rose Lee....

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