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Unformatted text preview: Pickerbaugh is nominated for Congress by the Republican party and leaves Martin in charge of the Department while the candidate is out campaigning. One of Martin's first acts as director is to quarantine Klopchuk's dairy and one of the milkers with a chronic sore throat, found to be streptococcus. An epidemic is threatened. A spet from Chicago is called in, and he agrees with Arrowsmith. Irving Watters, Klopchuk's physician, considers Martin an alarmist. The Arrowsmiths become close friends of the Clay Tredgolds, "on the loftiest plains of Nautilus society." Martin gives an imitation of Pickerbaugh, and Leora is proud of him. Martin and Leora are henceforth accepted by the "Smart Set" of Nautilus, including the Schlemihls and the Mugfords, even higher in the social scale than the Tredgolds. Soon the young doctor and his wife are members of an higher in the social scale than the Tredgolds....
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- Fall '08
- Candide, Martin