National Affairs: Tardy

One afternoon last week five girls and boys in their teens peered down from the Senate gallery and watched their papa escorted down the aisle, elegant in cutaway with red carnation in buttonhole. Vice President Garner pronounced the oath of office and proud Papa William Henry Smathers said, "I do." After hobbling along for 13 weeks with only 95 members, the U. S. Senate once more had its full membership.

Not illness, strike, riot, civil commotion or act of God, not even the profit motive was responsible for the long delay in Senator Bill...

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