National Affairs: Contempt?

Two distinguished looking gentlemen with white hair and ruddy complexions, both successful in their chosen careers, shook hands, said they were sorry. Samuel Insull, who supplies many an Illinoisan with gas, electricity, grand opera and a U. S. Senator-elect, was sorry that he could not answer all questions. Senator Reed of Missouri, the asker of the questions, was sorry that he would have to cite Mr. Insull before the Senate for contempt. They had fenced with questions and answers in Chicago last summer (TIME, Aug. 9) and in Washington last week, had learned...

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