National Affairs: Hot Tips

In their very own barbershop not far off the Senate floor, U.S. Senators can get free haircuts, shaves and shoeshines. Their needs are cared for with a smile by three barbers, a shoeshine boy and a porter, all on steady Government salaries. Last fortnight the root of all evil temporarily upset this happy situation.

Most Senators tip the barbershop staff generously (standard: 25¢ for a shine, $1 for a haircut). But some, who remained nameless throughout the incident, got to thinking that free should mean free. So Forest A. Harness, the new Republican sergeant at arms, told a sad barbershop crew:...

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