National Affairs: Treaty Ratified

After two weeks of weary debate the Senate last week ratified (58 to 9) the London Naval Treaty. The nine dissenters were: Republicans Bingham, Hale, Johnson, Moses, Oddie, Pine, Robinson of Indiana; Democrats McKellar, Walsh of Massachusetts. Even they were glad to adjourn and go home. All relevant and many irrelevant arguments had been exhausted. The opposition had blown itself out in a futile filibuster; a quorum and more had stood fast, literally under the guns of miniature cruiser batteries set up in a corner of the Senate chamber by Senator Hale of...

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