CATASTROPHE: Flood Aftermath

Flood aftermath last week centered about two topics—Herbert C. Hoover and special session. Secretary Hoover appeared generally regarded, in the flooded district, as the "hero" of the flood; in Chicago, however, he was not so highly considered. Meanwhile the Special Session (to consider flood problems) continued to find many supporters, though to the cynical minded it took on the aspect of a tail to the tax-reduction kite.

Hoover. Mr. Hoover was scheduled to speak at the Governor's Conference on Mackinac Island, Mich. (see POLITICAL NOTES). When he was unable to attend,...

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