THE CABINET: Crack at Perkins

In voting a $22,682,041 deficiency appropriation last month, the U. S. Senate transferred control of $850,000 in Wage & Hour Division funds from Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins to Administrator Elmer Frank Andrews. By the time the bill returned to the House for action on Senate amendments last week, the prestige of Madam Secretary was clearly at issue.

"... I cast no reflection upon the Secretary of Labor," said Missouri Democrat John J. Cochran, proposing to concur with the Wage-Hour amendment. Ever vigilant in behalf of public women, New Jersey Democrat Mary Teresa Norton angrily asked why the House should...

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