National Affairs: Kind

Senator Ball of Delaware, who is a physician by profession, will retire from the Senate next March, because another Republican beat him in the primaries. Nevertheless, he has a kind thought for the friends he leaves behind—a thought which he has translated into a bill to increase their salaries. His proposed salaries: Vice President. .$25,000 (now $12,000) Speaker of the House 15,000 (now $12,000) Cabinet Members 18,000 (now $12,000) Chief Justice 21,000 (now $15,000) Associate Justices. 20,000 (now $14,500) Senators 12,000 (now $ 7,500) Representatives . 12,000 (now $ 7,500)

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