The 76th Congress last week again resembled a desultory grab bag from which some members were trying to extract prizes, personal or political, while other members strove for distinction by staying their hands.

Maiden Taft. The Independent Offices bill came up in the Senate and Colorado's spunky Adams, victor in the Relief economy fight (TIME, Feb. 6), sought to prevent restoration of $17,206,000 for construction of TVA dams at Watts Bar and Gilbertsville on the Tennessee River, which had been stricken out by the House. Mr. Adams' efforts were reinforced by Ohio's...

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