National Affairs: 216-to-198

"Aleshire?" . . . "No" . . . "Allen of Illinois?" . . . "Aye" . . . "Allen of Delaware?" . . . "Aye". . . .

At 9:10 one evening last week, as the clerk of the House of Representatives thus started to call the roll of members, a deathlike silence spread through the chambers, enveloped the normally chattering galleries. The House was voting on a motion to recommit the Black-Connery Wages & Hours Bill to the Labor Committee "for further study and revision." Judging from previous experience, most Congressmen felt that...

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