FISCAL: Budget Message

One of the dullest publications of Government Printing Office is The Budget of the United States Government. In it inveterate collectors of useless information may occasionally turn up the fact that $5,897-38 was spent to send the Marine Band to the G. A. R. encampment; or that an unexpended appropriation of $5,004.25 was reappropriated to buy land for landless California Indians. But the meat of this fat volume is its introduction written by the President and dispatched to Congress as his annual Budget Message.

For 1938. Before taking up the budget of...

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