National Affairs: Still No Starving

Long have prophets of evil gloomed over the troubles that will come when the U. S. first tries to reduce Relief expenditures. Last week Relief Administrator Harry Hopkins returned to his office in Washington and ran head first into a docket of such troubles. For while he was conferring with his regional administrators in New Orleans, his Assistant Aubrey Williams had announced the first Relief cut.

Of the $1,425,000,000 Relief fund appropriated by Congress, $1,150,000,000 was already spent in the first five months of the fiscal year and not enough remains to last...

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