THE CONGRESS: Fiscal Fun

In their search for characteristic poses, newspaper cartoonists last week might have pictured the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee with a budget book in his left hand, a batch of appropriation bills in his right, and his legs wrapped around an adding machine. Congress had left him to his mid-July pastime of reporting analytically on a fat $4,409,377,454.15, which is to nourish the Federal Government for the fiscal year 1927.

The gentleman in the picture was Francis Emroy Warren, 82, Republican Senator from Wyoming, senectissimus of them all, father-in-law of General...

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