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From Warm Springs last week President Roosevelt drove to nearby CCC Camp Meriwether. In the yellow pine mess hall he received a cake 18 in. tall, congratulated woodsters on having "the most artistic camp I have ever seen," and concluded: "I hope that Congress, when it convenes, will continue the Civilian Conservation Corps for another year."

Same day in Washington Secretary of the Interior Ickes, PWAdministrator, revealed that he had allocated all but $150,000,000 of the $3,300,000,000 public works fund. He, too, forecast further emergency expenditures by the Government next year, when he...

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