Half a Loaf

Congress, which had hoped and planned for a lazy, two-months' loaf, will have just about half that. With dozens of questions begging for answers, Harry Truman decided to talk things over with Senate Majority Leader Alben Barkley. The decision: Congress will return on Sept. 4, instead of Oct. 8.


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