THE CONGRESS: Sounding Trumpets

Throughout the civilized world last week the fate of Finland and the future of civilization haunted the minds of civilized men. In the U. S. Senate Senator Morris Sheppard of Texas was speaking just before a proposal to aid Finland was placed before the most powerful legislative body in the world. It was cold blustery in Washington that day —considerably warmer than in Helsinki and a number of Senators stayed home. The aged Senator, tireless foe of his hatred of it whetted by his 37 years Congress, was in great form. Representative of...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!