THE CONGRESS: While Europe Burns

Congress debated conscription last week. During the speeches, citizens in the crowded galleries often saw less than half of their Senators and Representatives on the floor. So many Democrats stayed away from the House that Administration captains had to postpone a crucial vote on the bill empowering the President to mobilize the National Guard, finally got it passed (342-to-33). But habitues of the Senate galleries seldom failed to see a worn, bent figure in white, listening intently, some times speaking, constantly interjecting query and quibble. He was Nebraska's 79-year-old George W. Norris.

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