TAXATION: Twenty Minutes

When Vice President Garner, in his capacity as President of the Senate, is in a mood for quick action, his methods are direct. Last week, as the clerk read each section of the Senate Finance Committee's 371-page, $5,000,000,000 1938 Tax Bill, Mr. Garner glanced down at Committee Chairman Pat Harrison, whacked his gavel on the desk, grunted: "Without objection, amendments agreed to. . . ." Five hours after the bill came up for debate Mr. Garner turned the chair over to Indiana's Minton, with a cheery comment: "We've passed 224 pages in...

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