National Affairs: Revival

Once, Mark Hanna failed. Midlander though he was, he did not get his ship subsidy bill past the bombproof dugouts of Midland Congressmen.

He was not the first to try, nor the last. In 1922, a subsidy bill was presented to an extra session of Congress by President Harding in person. Talk killed it in the Senate.

This spring, Captain Robbie Dollar's son crossed the continent to Washington, bought from the U. S. the only Shipping Board passenger ships trading with the Orient which the Dollars did not already run (TIME, Apr. 13, 27). Unintentionally,...

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