National Affairs: Patrons & Patronage

The day may not be marked with as many political barbecues and as much oratory as in years gone by, but July 4 will bring gladness to the hearts of at least 1,000 deserving Democrats. Last week, working in a swelter of job-hungry politicians, Postmaster James Aloysius Farley, patronage dispenser to the democracy, had prepared a list of i.ooo recipients of key positions in the Public Works and Home-owners Loan Administrations. The President, expected back at the White House this week, where he would begin to pay for the loyalty of a Congress which...

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