At precisely noon on Dec. 1, Vice President Curtis mounted the rostrum in the Senate chamber at Washington. Beneath him Senators were milling about, handshaking, ready after five months of vacation to take up the Nation's business again. All the Senators-elect (Hastings, Bulkley, McGill, Brock, Carey, Williamson) except James John Davis and Dwight Whitney Morrow were being introduced right & left by friends. Mr. Davis' right to his seat had been challenged by Senator Nye's committee for investigating excessive campaign expenditures. He refused to join the Senate until cleared. Mr. Morrow's...

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