THE CONGRESS: Light on Loans

"Gentlemen, your agony is about over but mine has just begun," South Trimble, Clerk of the House, told newsman last week after he had announced his conclusion to make public Reconstruction Finance Corp. loans. The Relief Act of last July required the R. F. C. to report its loans to the House and Senate. Did this mean publicity? President Hoover thought not, said he had "assurances"' from Senate leaders that R. F. C. reports would be kept confidential. But Speaker Garner, who forced the report provision into the bill, was of a...

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