If all the world were to be transformed into an animal kingdom, a dog fancier would have a wonderful time typecasting members of Congress. In both houses it would be easy to spot such specimens as the mournful mastiff, the excitable spitz, the busy dachshund with his close-set lawyer's eyes, the bloodhound with his air of sad preoccupation. Furthermore, there is an engaging and familiar quality about the aimless circling, the friendly tail-wagging, the snoozing and occasional fang-baring which take place on the floor.

Few men of modern times have brought forth the...

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