National Affairs: Kansas Revolt

Republican members of the 72nd House of Representatives met last week in what began as a caucus and ended as a conference.* Their purpose was to arrange for party organization of the next House in which, at most, they have a paper-thin majority of two votes. From the meeting 18 Republicans, including five regulars from Kansas, deliberately absented themselves. Despite these defects which left it a House minority, the G. 0. P. renominated Nicholas Longworth of Ohio to be Speaker and John Quillin Tilson of Connecticut to be Majority Leader.

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