THE CONGRESS: Public Lands

The Senate Public Lands Committee (TIME, Aug. 17, Sept. 14, 21) last week saw a great deal of public land, and heard a great many public complaints. The western Senators who are on the Committee—Stanfield, Oddie, Cameron, Gooding—come up for re-election next year, and are very keen to please the complainants. So much will be heard of those complaints next winter in Washington.

Particularly cattlemen, who have been almost ruined by recent conditions, want permits to graze in the public for perpetuity with fees only large enough...

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