National Affairs: Mr. Watson's Week

Three months ago, when James Eli Watson of Indiana was chosen by his Republican colleagues to lead them in the Senate, many were the predictions of trouble ahead for the north wing of the Capitol. Last week that trouble came, brimming up in the Senate to give Leader Watson a bad time.

Large of pate and paunch, small of eye and aim, Leader Watson perfectly typifies the old-style politician with whom the Hoover Administration is supposed to have little in common. But for that circumstance, Leader Watson could scarcely have asked for more favorable...

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