National Affairs: Texans

Texans are independent in their ways and opinions. When the House passed a resolution to permit President Coolidge to spend $100,000 in investigating the oil scandals, one adverse vote was cast—by BIanton, a Texan. Now the Pension Committee is considering a bill to grant a pension of $5,000 a year to Mr. Harding. Representative Hatton

W. Sumners of Dallas last week protested against the proposed grant in a letter to the Committee. Said he: "To bestow upon any individual or upon any member of his family a benefit or advantage not enjoyed by others,...

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