ARMY & NAVY: Mystery

The House Committee, investigating into aviation (TIME, Feb. 16), suddenly ceased its inquiry. It gave as a reason that its funds were practically exhausted. Some people suggested that it had got word from higher quarters to stop proceedings; others surmised that it felt it was making a farce of its investigation. At any rate, it abruptly ceased its hearings.

"Mystery," the press murmured ecstatically. Then, equally "mysteriously," the committee voted to resume its investigation. The reason given was that a check-up showed that there were more funds...

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