National Affairs: August Idyl

One day last week a baldish, pudgy man lolled comfortably before Senator Hugo Black's Lobby Investigating Committee. Cheerfully Robert E. Smith told his story:

Last July he went to Washington as representative of several Western utilities who were trying to balk the Public Utility Act. He spied a comfortable little house on 38th Street in Georgetown, promptly rented it. Disliking solitude, he "thought it would be nice for some of the boys to live with me during the hot spell." Six Representatives moved in with Lobbyist Smith: Kentucky's Cary, Idaho's Clark, Ohio's Fiesinger,...

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