National Affairs: Flood Conscious

Last week Senator Reed Smoot of Utah read Herber C. Hoover's report on flood conditions (see catastrophe) ; came to the conclusion that a special Congressional session, not later than Nov. 1, was "absolutely necessary if flood sufferers are to obtain prompt and adequate relief." It was recalled that Senator Smoot has been urging a special session for more than a month; that he is Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee; that even after perusal of the Hoover report he put the passage of the Deficiency BUI (filibustered out at the last session of...

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