THE BUDGET: Eighth Attempt

Since the Government was put upon a budget system, there have been seven regular meetings of the Federal "business" organization — seven meetings with the purpose of reducing Federal expenditures. Last week, President Coolidge went before an eighth meeting to urge the same object. In Continental Memorial Hall, just a block southwest of the. White House, 2,000 people assembled to hear the President and General Lord, Director of the Budget. Messrs. Mellon, Hoover, Wilbur, Work, Gore, Stone were on the platform representing the Cabinet. General...

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