National Affairs: Flood Report

Secretary of Commerce Herbert C. Hoover, his blocky face no longer furrowed with anxiety, returned again last week to Washington from the Mississippi Basin. Presenting himself to President Coolidge, he reported the extent to which 614,000 people in 120 counties had been helped to pull themselves out of the mud of the worst flood in U. S. history.

Self Support. Of all the flood victims at one time dependent on public support, 92% are now selfsupporting. All refugees have gone from all concentration camps to their homes, or sites of homes. Some 46,000...

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