National Affairs: Too Late

Mr. Dawes was resting. The proceedings of the Senate had wearied him. The nomination of Charles B. Warren of Michigan to be Attorney General was under consideration. Senator Cummins of Iowa had begun a four hour speech defending the nominee. Senator Reed of Missouri and Senator Walsh* had each made a lengthly speech attacking Mr. Warren; the Vice President had been assured that there would be nothing but talk for the rest of the day.

So he left the Senate, turned the gavel over to President pro tempore Moses and retired up Pennsylvania Ave. to his rooms in the Willard Hotel. It...

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