National Affairs: Pennsylvania Tangle

Senator David A. Reed of Pennsylvania is a champion for his state—more exactly, he is the most outspoken and vigorous champion for that potent coterie of Mellon-Reed-Pepper, which has its politico business headquarters in Pittsburgh. A member of this group and a good friend of Senator Reed is Cyrus E. Woods,* who was recently nominated for the Interstate Commerce Commission by , President Coolidge. Senator Reed was busily bestirring himself to secure Mr. Woods' confirmation in the Senate, when the hawk-eyed New York World intervened and thwacked him editorially last week.

Mr. Woods'...

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