National Affairs: Investigation

Major-General John F. O'Ryan of the New York National Guard, a lawyer by profession, was appointed counsel for the special committee of the Senate which is to investigate charges of inefficiency in the Veterans' Bureau. It will be General O'Ryan's business to sift all the complaints and give the committee only the gist of the charges to investigate.

Meanwhile Senator Reed of Pennsylvania, chairman of the committee, sailed for Bermuda and will not return before April 1. Frank T. Hines, new director of the Veterans' Bureau, is placing all the documents in his possession...

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