RELIEF: Work in the Woods

When the American Legion lobby tried to block President Roosevelt's economy bill last fortnight, it was given the soundest drubbing in its history by a Congress obedient only to the White House. Last week the American Federation of Labor lobby laid itself open to the same kind of public punishment by its opposition to the President's first big relief measure.

President Roosevelt had outlined the measure to Congress as follows: "I propose to create a civilian conservation corps to be used in simple work, confining itself to forestry, the prevention of soil erosion,...

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