THE PRESIDENCY: Vetoes

V-O-T-E spells "Yes." Dislocation of the vowels spells "veto," a hard thing for a U. S. President to write. Not over 600 vetoes have been written since the U. S. Government started functioning. In that time the Congresses have passed upwards of 50,000 bills and resolutions.

President Coolidge wrote 13 vetoes during the first session of the Seventieth Congress. He sent eight vetoes "up the hill" in one day last fortnight. His thirteenth (this session) was affixed last week to the McNary-Haugen Farm relief measure...