Last week spring had come to Washington, D. C. and Senators found it hard to keep their minds on the Big Navy Bill. Representatives went out on the Capitol lawn and played baseball, badly, with each other. Then both the Senate and the House recessed over the weekend so any legislators who wanted to could go to the annual Azalea Festival in Charleston, S. C.

Some 150 Senators and Representatives and their wives, led by Vice President Garner like a small Scoutmaster, trooped to the station and got on the Azalea Special. In Charleston, as the guests of the...

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