A Washington newspaper correspondent told his paper the following story about Senator Morris Sheppard of Texas.
Senator Sheppard and a friend were strolling down Ninth Street, the "little Broadway'' of Washington, one evening. In a vacant store, a faker was haranguing a crowd, selling a book.
Cried the faker: "My friends, the most prominent men in America are availing themselves of the wise advice ... I hold in my hand. This very day, one of the most noted men in the Nation, the Senator from Texas, bought half a dozen copies. He is 120...
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