THE CONGRESS: Futile, Brief

Vice President Dawes sat before the Senate in hurried solemnity. Fifty-three Senators bowed their heads in speedy prayer, last week.

"Hear ye, hear ye . . ." droned Sergeant-at-Arms David S. Barry as he proclaimed that the Senate was sitting as a court "for the trial of articles of impeachment exhibited by the House of Representatives" against George Washington English, U. S. Judge for the Eastern District of Illinois. Suddenly, under the clock, swinging doors swung; the doorkeeper announced the Managers (appointed by the House of Representatives to conduct the prosecution at the...

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