FISCAL: Budget Bouquet

"I believe that the Federal Government today is the best conducted big busi ness in the world."

This tenet of the Coolidge credo was reiterated by the President at last week's semi-annual business meeting of the government in Washington. It was the dominant note in an address devoted to the eight years of budget system history. Those years have seen the public debt reduced from $24,000,000,000 to $17,000,000,000. Big business, an invalid in 1921, has revived. Unemployment has been lessened, economic confidence restored, etc. etc.


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