National Affairs: Self-Inspection

In a season of investigations, the first case of congressional self-investigation arrived. Two Congressmen made a stir recently when a Chicago grand jury said they should be investigated for various irregularities. The House at once ordered an investigation (TIME, March 17). The investigation held fire for some days because the Department of Justice was preparing to take the matter to another grand jury.

Last week Representative John W. Langley of Kentucky, one of the two men, was indicted with others for conspiracy to withdraw liquor illegally. Representative Frederick N. Zihlman of Maryland, the other...

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