National Affairs: Speech

To the automotive fleet of the White House was added a Lincoln.* In it, the President and Mrs. Coolidge drove to Continental Memorial Hall, two blocks southwest of the White House.

Since the Government has put in a budget system there have been eleven regular (usually semiannual) meetings of the Federal "business" organization. The new Lincoln took the President to speak before the twelfth. His keynote: "What needs to be done should be done." Extracts:

Efficiency. "We are often charged with inefficiency. But . . . the facts demonstrate that, measuring efficiency by the aggregate...

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