RELIEF: Their Honors' Opinions

The mayors of New York City, Boston, Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, Milwaukee, Louisville, Ky. and Amarillo, Tex. appeared last week before Representative Woodrum's sub-committee which is looking into WPA's past before appropriating for its 1940 future.* To the mayors' debt-ridden cities, WPA is a fairy godmother and they are her loyal courtiers. All the mayors were unanimous that: 1) WPA must go on, 2) work relief must not be returned to the States & municipalities, 3) WPA has done a great job of permanent value. This year there was a sober note in...

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