National Affairs: A Filial Affair

General Wood has exercised his proconsulship over the Philippines, if not to the satisfaction of the natives at least to the satisfaction of the War Department. Nevertheless, a Republican insurgent, Representative Frear of Wisconsin, proposed an inquiry into the General's administration (TIME, Dec. 31). The result was to bring not General Wood, but his two sons into the limelight.

First Lieutenant Osborne C. Wood, aide to his father, made it known that he had profited to the extent of $700,000 or $800,000 by speculations in Wall Street (TIME, Jan. 7). Last week Senator Caraway,...

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