LABOR: When Winter Comes (Cont'd)

Would you refuse a direct Federal appropriation, if Congress voted one?

That question was the most important one put last week to Walter Sherman Gifford, generalissimo of President Hoover's new Organization on Unemployment Relief.† It was popped by one of 40 Dole-conscious newsmen who faced Generalissimo Gifford down a long polished table in Secretary of Commerce Lament's office. A positive "yes," Mr. Gifford knew, was an answer that would greatly please President Hoover. But the President's relief director was determined to be more than a White House echo. Carefully he replied:

"You're...

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