National Affairs: An Insulted Herd

There are giants, also, in these days. Consider Andrew W. Mellon, James Couzens, Gifford Pinchot, Republicans, millionaires, public servants.

Governor Pinchot, it developed during the winter months, is no friend of Secretary Mellon. Prohibition was the avowed subject of their dispute.

Senator Couzens, it simultaneously developed, was no friend of Secretary Mellon. Taxation was the subject of their newspaper dispute.

Some ten days ago the Governor and the Senator drew nigh each to each.

Said the Senator, in effect: "I am on a sub-committee of the Senate Finance committee investigating Mr. Mellon's Bureau of Internal Revenue."

Said...

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