Foreign News: All This War Talk

Representative Hamilton ("Ham") Fish Jr. stands six feet three in his stocking feet but prefers to measure his stature by inches of newsprint. Last week, by his own standard, he grew wonderfully tall.

Ham Fish was captain of his Harvard football team. During the War his horse was blown up in a stable behind the lines in France, and he wrote an angry letter to his father about "the maggots of pacifism." Twenty minutes after he first arrived in Congress in 1920 he introduced a resolution providing for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier....

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