National Affairs: A Germ

Among the progressives in the Senate there are two names which stand out preëminently, but in somewhat different ways. One of these is La Follette. The other is Borah. The oil investigation is something that Mr. La Follette started. Of late Mr. Borah has started nothing of equal prominence. The germ of an important development may, however, lie in a resolution which Mr. Borah introduced last week.

It authorizes and requests the President to invite any nations which he considers necessary or expedient, to a conference to adjust or settle economic problems and also...

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