The Senate Restaurant upped its 45¢, 55¢ and 75¢ lunches to 50¢, 60¢ and 85¢. Overtaxed by the weight of newshawks and Representatives, a House elevator sagged down two floors, bumped to a stop in the basement. White-crested Bernard Mannes Baruch closeted himself with Senate Majority Leader Joseph Taylor Robinson for a long heart-to-heart. For the first time in four months, flags fluttered over the wings of the Capitol. Such phenomena, observable in Washington last week at noon on the third day of 1936, added up to the fact that the 74th...

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