National Affairs: No to Pennsylvania

Like God, Reconstruction Finance Corp. will help only those who help themselves. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania discovered this fact last week when, cap in hand, it appeared in Washington seeking a $10,000.000 relief loan from R. F. C.

Flanked by his Lieutenant Governor, his Attorney General, his Secretary of Revenue, his Secretary of Welfare, the Speaker of the House and four legislative committee chairmen. Governor Gifford Pinchot pleaded his State's desperate condition before the R. F. C. board. Pennsylvania, it was claimed, harbors 1.250,000 jobless on whom some $130,000,000 has been spent locally...

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