THE CONGRESS: Pay Dirt

Where there are subsidies there is apt to be graft and corruption. On that as- sumption the U. S. Senate last summer began looking into air and ocean mail contracts. A special committee headed by Alabama's Black found that U. S. shipping men bought vessels for almost nothing from the Government and then collected fat fees for carrying almost no mail, that U. S. airline executives made big speculative profits while small concerns were being frozen off the air mail map. But not until last week did Senator Black and his committee strike...

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