State of Mind

Ohio's Republican Congressman Alvin F. Weichel got the floor for five minutes:

"Mr. Speaker, for a great many years the Good Samaritan Hospital in my district has served the public health by caring for the sick, the lame and the infirm. During the past two years its facilities . . . have been taxed to the utmost . . . and the electric refrigerator, like the deacon's one-horse shay, has worn out. . . .

"In its effort to preserve and safeguard the food for the sick, the hospital attempted to purchase a new refrigerator. . . . It filled out...

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