National Affairs: Senator from Arkansas

Some of the bitterest passages of the Senate's investigation of lobbying occurred between the chairman of the investigating committee, Thaddeus H. Caraway of Arkansas, and the head of the manufacturers' tariff lobby, Pennsylvania's Joseph ("Old Joe") Grundy, now a Senator himself by retaliatory appointment of Governor Fisher. In reply to Senator Caraway's sharp jabs and insinuations, Archlobbyist Grundy dropped a remark about "backward commonwealths," implying that Arch-Democrat Caraway came from one. Arch-Republicans were delighted and their most resonant organ, the New York Herald Tribune, printed editorials applauding Mr. Grundy for standing up...

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