President Hoover did not bother to go to the Capitol for the midnight adjournment of Congress. He had ten days in which to sign bills and that could be done just as well in the White House Office as in the President's Room off the Senate lobby under the "Eye of God." Besides, Bonus-seeking veterans were making a ruction out on Pennsylvania Avenue which required police attention. The White House motor under the portico was dismissed and the President spent the evening indoors.

Before signing the $2,122,000.000...

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