National Affairs: Fallen Comrades

One weekday last week the House dropped its legislative labors to hold its first group memorial service for the ten Representatives and one Senator who died within the Congressional year. Such services used to be held on Sundays and fine occasions for flowery oratory they were—only nobody came.

At last week's service the House, taken somewhat unaware, was reasonably full. Two speeches were delivered, one by jovial, wavy-haired Charles Aubrey Eaton, onetime Baptist pastor of John D. Rockefeller's Euclid Avenue Church, Cleveland, now a New Jersey Representative; the other by Democratic Leader Finis...

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