National Affairs: Adjournment

The end of June drew near and with it the hour at which Speaker Nicholas Longworth, Republican ringmaster, had decreed that the 69th Congress should fasten its portfolio flaps and go home for the summer. But the 69th Congress showed no intention whatever of obeying Mr. Longworth.

Contrarily it voted heavily against a June 30 adjournment and seemed resolved to wrangle to a finish two matters which were not of the Administration's making nor very much to the Administration's liking. They were matters which the Administration had not had in mind when, last...

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