Aeronautics: Subsidy Suspended

Long promised by Democrats is a "new deal'' in airmail subsidies, a breaking of the system fostered by Postmaster General Walter Folger Brown. Last week the Senate acted to make the 1933-34 airmail appropriations part of the new deal, struck $19,000,000 from the Post Office Appropriation Bill, left it for the next Congress to insert, if it chooses, in a deficiency bill.

Vexed by the Senate's action, airmail contractors were not shocked. Aware that airmail is a potent means of Administration publicity and patronage, they chose to regard the Senate's action as 1)...

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