THE CONGRESS: Irishman v. King

No statement of regret, no message of condolence issued last week from William Hale ("Big Bill") Thompson, who once won notoriety and Irish votes by promising to "bust King George in the snoot" if that monarch did not mind his own business. With the submergence of Chicago's blatant Mayor in 1931, the Irish Question seemed to have become virtually extinct in U. S. politics. Last week a dying gasp was heard in the U. S. House of Representatives.

The Senate was already in recess when George V died. Few minutes after the...

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