National Affairs: Home Thoughts (Cont'd)

Many a hermit who with his whole soul has forsworn the world, the flesh & the devil, has found himself repeatedly tempted by thoughts of all three. Democratic Congressmen who, without more than half a heart, forswore their summer vacation in favor of passing wealth-distributing taxes last week found that, like hermits, their instincts were hard to suppress.

¶In the House arose beefy, benign Republican Representative Allen Treadway of Stockbridge, Mass, to declaim: "I think it's time to prepare a motion to adjourn Congress, which is what this country wants. It doesn't want...

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