Scores of tourists, attracted by angry voices, last week scurried into a Senate committee room, where they gaped in pop-eyed wonder. A guide showed them Senator Harry Bartow Hawes, 62-year-old St. Louis lawyer, scion of an old Southern family, who is the chief agitator for freeing the Filipinos. Last summer he traveled to Manila, stirred the islands' little brown men to wild excitement. Standing before him, tall, handsome, was Secretary of War Patrick Jay Hurley, 49—, onetime capitalist of Tulsa and fighting son of a poor immigrant Irishman. To counteract the Hawes...

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