Many fingers are crushed, many toes trod upon every year when the time comes for making out the Government's budget of expenditures. General Lord, Director of the Budget, is in the midst
of that work at the present time. From this quarter can be heard a moan, from that quarter comes a squeal, and from somewhere else comes a vigorous objection. Two outcries were heard last week:
1) In paring the budget down to $3,080,000,000, Director Lord had planned a cut of $20,000,000 for the War Department. A number of Senators voiced...