THE CONGRESS: Investigations

Although it is vacation season, two investigations have been resumed by the members of Congress. ¶ In Washington, there assembled the Special Senate Committee for investigating the Bureau of Internal Revenue. Its former Chairman, Senator Watson,* was not present. His successor, Senator Couzens, took charge. The other members present were Senator Ernst of Kentucky (Republican) and Senators Jones of New Mexico and King of Utah (Democrats). They invited Secretary Mellon to confer with them. He came and promised every assistance, promised that their examiners and agents should be given...

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