RELIEF: May in Cleveland

Last January, Berlin's Der Angriff reported that "65,000 persons are starving and freezing in the streets of Cleveland." This was an exaggeration but it was true that relief agencies in Cleveland—where 300,000 of the 1,200,000 population receive some kind of Governmental aid and 75,000 are on direct relief—had broken down almost completely for six days. Last week, Cleveland's relief funds gave out again. This time, in the mild spring weather, there was no danger of freezing, but lines of people, some of them women with children in their arms, lengthened outside the...

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