The fifth month of an ordinary session would find Congress, well past the warm-up stage, in a healthy sweat of legislative action. Last week, beginning its fifth month, the Senate met on Monday, adjourned until Thursday, met briefly then and quit for the week. Outside of giving final approval to the Treasury-Post Office Appropriations Bill and providing $5,000,000 for Federal participation in the New York World's Fair of 1939, its most newsworthy activity was listening to a speech by Idaho's Borah against fascism.

The House met more frequently, no more effectively. Its...

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