With the Senate adjourned, the Republican party organization last week began to clear its decks of political wreckage for the autumn campaign. Long-expected and historic was the main shakeup: the forcing of the resignation of National Republican Chairman Claudius Hart Huston.

Chairman Huston, whose temporary use of Muscle Shoals lobbying funds for his stockmarket account caused loud demands for his resignation, had promised a statement when the Senate adjourned (TiME, July 21). When the Senate session did end, Mr. Huston was nowhere to be found. President Hoover despatched scouts in search of...

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