ARMY & NAVY: $1 out of $5

$1 out of $5

As Congress had authorized him to do, President Hoover last week signed an executive order creating a Veterans' Administration. In it will be united the independent Veterans' Bureau, the Department of the Interior's Pensions Bureau, independent National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. The President said: "I regard this consolidation as the most important step in governmental machinery reform since this Administration came into office."

Long had the President recommended such unification of nationwide veterans' welfare activities. High were his hopes that one office...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!