RELIEF: Rebuke & Repartee

Louisiana has had almost no hand in controlling the distribution of Federal relief funds within the State. Early this month Federal Relief Administrator Harry Hopkins quietly destroyed the State's last hold on Federal relief funds by appointing Frank Peterman, a bitter anti-Longster, to administer Louisiana relief. Last week Senator Long piped his State legislators to Baton Rouge, commanded them to rubber-stamp bills empowering his State agencies to seize and administer all Federal relief and PWA monies sent into the State, clap Frank Peterman into jail if he did not knuckle under. "This,"...

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