The soldier bonus bill, now resting quietly on a siding in the Ways and Means Committee, is almost certain to come up for consideration sooner or later. In recognition of this fact, members of the Committee are waiting for a caucus of the House Republicans to determine and to take the responsibility for the time when the bonus bill shall be reported out. Meanwhile conjecture centers chiefly on the question of whether the bill can be passed over the President's expected veto.

There is no doubt that the bill will...

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