Nation: Respite

With the Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act safely on the statute books, its Senate coauthor, Reed Smoot, chairman of the Finance Committee, last week departed from Washington for a rest and a bit of golf" at Provo, Utah, his home. Before going Senator Smoot arose in the Senate Chamber to announce:

"I have made arrangements to leave Washington this afternoon. In so doing I desire to leave my vote with the Senator from Indiana (Republican Leader Wat son) and authorize him to pair me upon legislation as he knows I would vote.

"I have never before...

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