William S. Vare, Republican boss of Philadelphia, wants to crown his career by taking his seat in the U. S. Senate.
President Coolidge wants to crown his career by having the Senate ratify the Kellogg-Briand Treaty for renouncing-war-as-an-instrument-of-national-policy.
Senator James A. Reed of Missouri wants to crown his career by keeping Mr. Vare permanently out of the Senate and by killing the Kellogg-Briand Treaty in the Senate.
Last week, these desires were strangely inter-vexed. Mr. Vare was observing his 61st birthday in Atlantic City, N. J., when a message arrived summoning him to appear again before Senator Reed's investigating committee in Washington, D....