National Affairs: Fisticuffers

One quiet afternoon last week the world "liar" echoed through the Senate chamber; almost simultaneously it was heard along with profanity in the lobby of the House. Hostilities ensued.

Glass v. Wheeler. The Senate was trying to set a date to vote on the McFadden branch banking bill. Senator Burton K. Wheeler demanded that he be allowed to speak for one hour in opposition to the bill, said that Senators Pepper and Glass had promised him the opportunity the night before. Senator Glass immediately denied any such promise. Vice President Dawes rapped his gavel,...

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