National Affairs: The Investigations

The great strain under which Congress had been working on account of its numerous investigations began to "tell." It seemed that the era of investigations was coming to a close.

Oil. As a sign of the times, the

Committee investigating the oil leases adjourned, subject to call, because the supply of witnesses had been exhausted. The quarrel between Senator Walsh, Democratic prosecutor, and Senator Spencer, Republican defender, continued to the very end. Daugherty. The investigation of the Daugherty regime in the Department of Justice continued, but with its end in sight during May. There...

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