National Affairs: Breakdowns

"No one in the city will starve even though it means taking all the city's money for relief operations." So promised Cleveland's Mayor Harold H. Burton last week, but the city still had no means of repairing its relief agencies, which broke down when funds ran out three weeks ago. While 75,000 Clevelanders were getting short rations instead of checks, all 19 of Chicago's relief stations last week shut their doors with a bang. Thirty-four thousand of their 93,000 relief cases (each "case" represents about three people) got, instead of monthly checks, baskets...

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