THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Aug. 11, 1924

¶ The Executive Offices were visited by the President of the National Association of Post-Office Clerks and the Secretary of the organization. They wanted to know how President Coolidge stood on the question of a pay increase for Post-Office employes. The President declared that he favored an increase, if the proposal were scientifically drawn and if a means of raising the necessary revenue were provided.

Last Spring, Mr. Coolidge vetoed the Edge Bill, which provided for a $68,000,000 pay increase for postal employes. He objected...

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