THE CONGRESS: Jobholders' Meeting

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A cheerful throng of $10,000-per-year men was converging last week upon Washington. After all had arrived safely they would take their 531 seats and answer to their 531 names as members of the 71st Congress, third session, sitting Dec. 1.

Because the law governing sessions of Congress has not been changed since election returns and Congressmen traveled from far states by horsepower over muddy roads, 70 of the $10,000-per-year men will sit in Washington until March 4 without really having any business there. They are the "lame ducks"—12 Senators, 58...

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