SOLDIER BONUS: Marshalling Votes

Representative Royal C. Johnson, South Dakota Republican, made the announcement that he is informed by checkers-up employed by the American Legion that 68, or over two-thirds, of the Senate are in favor of bonus legislation. If this statement is true, it would be possible to pass a bonus bill over the President's veto, with a margin of four votes. Mr. Johnson did not state, however, what new friends had been found for the bonus since the Senate upheld President Harding's veto of the bill in the last Congress. The advocates of bonus legislation...

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