National Affairs: Hard Money & Soft

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Shortly after the Civil War an undersized, red-headed youngster, son of a local newspaper editor and Confederate veteran, used to be known around Lynchburg, Va. as "Pluck" because, with eyes blacked and nose bloody, he had a dogged way of fighting on & on against awful odds. Last week the Senate paid handsome tribute to "Pluck," now a small hawk-nosed Senator of 75. By a vote of 54-to-9 it passed his bill to reform the national banking system and tighten up loose screws in the Federal Reserve machine.

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