The Bonus Bill, which has been brewing in Congress ever since the present session began, was finally poured out. After passing both Houses and being sipped by discriminating tasters in joint conference, it went back to the Houses for second approval.

There were only a few matters on which the joint conference had to decide. The provisions for cash to those who would receive less than $50, and paid-up insurance to those credited with greater amounts (TIME, May 5 et pre.) had been settled. The dates of effect were now fixed as Jan....

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