National Affairs: Subdivision of Government

It is a dull and docile beagle-hound who, while following a rabbit will not tear off over the hills yelping his heart out if he happens on a hot deer trail.

Nor is there anything dull or docile about Senator James A. Reed of Missouri. Set to nose out the labyrinthine political finances of the Pennsylvania primaries (TIME May 31 et seq. THE CONGRESS,) he tested all winds eagerly for a whiff of larger game. Last fortnight his vigilance was rewarded; he coursed off after the Anti-Saloon League, in the person of its counsel,...

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