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Tough Times

The 43,000,000 people in twelve eastern states and the District of Columbia felt the hand of war a little heavier on them last week. No one could ride to a...

WOMEN: Spring Comes to Washington

On the day of the vernal equinox, whether it wants to or not, spring comes to the District of Columbia. On that day, each year, shivering photographers,...

Improbable Sale

The most improbable building in the U.S. to go on the auction block was last week advertised for sale. It was Washington's magnificent $3,500,000 Federal...

Medicine: The Wounded Face

Two top-notch speakers on surgery at the District of Columbia Medical Society's 15th Scientific Assembly last fortnight charged that many battlefront and...

THE CONGRESS: In Re Morse

When Majority Leader Bob Taft and Minority Leader Lyndon Johnson proposed their nominees for committee membership in the Senate last week, one name was...

RELIEF: Snootiest People

A nice plump young man with a booming voice, a repetitive tongue and a Southern accent is George E. Allen, one of the three Commissioners of the District of...

THE CONGRESS: Order of the Senate

In 1860 the U. S. Senate sentenced one Thaddeus Hyatt to 90 days in the District of Columbia jail for refusing to testify in a Senate investigation of John...

POLITICS: Conventions

The Republican state convention at Indianapolis last week disposed of the last large bloc of votes to be chosen before the national convention. To no one's...

JUDICIARY: Pensions Out

Once a highschool teacher, small, grey, solemn Alfred Adams Wheat retains the manner and appearance of a pedagog. Born in New Hampshire of old Yankee stock,...

THE CONGRESS: No Blackout for Washington

Jennings Randolph, 39, Democrat, of Elkins, W.Va., is chairman of the House District Committee, source of all House legislation affecting the voteless District...

CONGRESS: The House Week Apr. 7, 1930

Work Done. The House of Representatives last week: ¶ Passed the District of Columbia Appropriation Bill. ¶ Concurred in Senate amendments to the $230,000,000...

The Press: Self-Made Success

Publisher Alvin Wiehle of the Washington Herald-Telegram writes with brutal candor. When a recent District of Columbia practice blackout flopped, Publisher...

Education: College Widow

The oldest member of the Class of 1941, which got its diplomas from George Washington University last week, is 78. Mrs. Isabelle Barnes Haggett, a small, frail,...

And Four-Fifths of New Jersey

Since Pearl Harbor, the Office of War Information gravely announced last week, the Army and Navy have bought or are engaged in buying private property equal to...

Sport: Fresh Air for Fighters

Pete Reilly is a natural-born innovator. He developed boxing champions Jack Delaney and Bat Battalino, became famed as the originator of the hot foot. Last...

RELIEF: $2 to All

In the District of Columbia a Civil Works Administration supervisor was arrested last week for collecting bribes from workers seeking advancement. In Los...

Medicine: Feeling No Pain

Many dentists have some such specialty as pulling teeth or straightening them. Washington Dentist Raymond Herndon, 36, specializes in jittery patients. More than...

Radio: Freedom Not to Listen

For the past two years, the radio-equipped buses and streetcars of Washington's Capital Transit Co. have resounded with syrupy popular music and insistent...

AERONAUTICS: Gyroscopic Stabilizer

From Ohio over the stormy Alleghenies to the District of Columbia, then to Long Island, a heavy trimotored Ford plane flew last week. Except at take-offs and...

THE CONGRESS: Benedict's Buffoonery

To the dismay of his House colleagues and the delight of the Press, Washington's eccentric Representative Marion Anthony Zioncheck last week continued his...