National Affairs: Conservation of Time

Representative Robert Luce of Waltham, Mass., brought forward a concrete plan for shortening the sessions of Congress by saving time in its proceedings. The advantages of this plan, in his own words, are that it "would take away all need for staying in Washington into or through the hot months, when life here is almost unbearable, would let members by that much escape the excessively high cost of living here; would give them that much more time to pass either among their constituents or in getting elsewhere that rest and recreation they now must...

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