National Affairs: Relief at Last

Still the Congress wrangled, all last week, over the relief bills to be enacted for drought-stricken farmers and the industrial unemployed. The House wanted to lend the farmers $30,000,000 for feed and seed; the Senate wanted to lend them $60,000,000.* The Senate insisted that the farmers be permitted to buy food for themselves as well as their livestock under the loan; the House thought this would be a dole. On the $116.000,000 unemployment-relief bill there was disagreement over: 1) Senator Robinson's amendment taking allotment of sums out of the President's hands, 2)...

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