Chairman Wadsworth

With the fate of Colonel Mitchell on the way to being determined by the reviewing authorities in the War Department and by the President, Congress began to bestir itself. It went about it in two ways:

Representative Black of New York (Democrat) offered a bill excluding wearers of the D. S. O. and Congressional Medal of Honor from being tried by court martial. Representative LaGuardia of New York (Socialist, former Republican) introduced a bill limiting sentences upon such medal wearers to 30 days —and made the measure...

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