THE CONGRESS: Pensions' Progress

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek, which share a Congressional district in Michigan, last week elected a new Representative to succeed Henry M. Kimball who died last October.* Since Democrats have a House majority of 205 seats it made no national difference whether a Democrat or a Republican was elected. Yet rare indeed was the Congressman who failed to take notice of last week's Michigan returns, and when the Republican nominee was elected many a Republican and many a Democrat quaked miserably. The significance of the Michigan election was that it was the first...

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