Dinning in President Hoover's ears since the adjournment of Congress last March has been a chorus of shouts for him to DO SOMETHING about Depression. The American Legion petitioned him to call a non-political White House conference of Business & Industry. Insurgent Republican legislators insisted that only a special session of Congress would do. Chief shouter for such a session has been Wisconsin's persistent young Senator La Follette. Memorials from religious societies have also poured in upon the White House requesting the President to summon the Senate to ratify the World...

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