THE PRESIDENCY: Jam Cracked

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Last week President Roosevelt let it be known that two of his favorite hymns were "Be Strong" and "Oh, Master, Let Me Walk with Thee." Whereupon, dropping the administrative lethargy which had spread gloom through Washington for weeks, and reasserting his political strength, the master of the White House persuaded the Senate to walk once more with him. His 4.88-billion-dollar Relief Bill was brought back from the purgatory of Committee, whither it had been sent last month after the addition of the McCarran "prevailing wage" amendment had made the measure wholly...

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