THE CONGRESS: Summer Hangovers

Though Congress vacated the Capitol fortnight ago, its manifold committees, regular, special, select and joint, were left last week with plenty of summer work to do. The House and Senate had ordered a mass of investigations, probes, surveys, inquiries, studies, inquests and hearings, each of which meant toil and travel for one or more members at public expense.

At summer sessions, Senate committees will dig into: 1) Indian conditions; 2) post office leases; 3) wild life; 4) the Alaska Railroad; 5) commercial relations with China; 6) the...

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