THE CONGRESS: Money at Midnight

The 76th Congress and the 32nd President last week really got to grips once more and both were sore—almost as sore as they were two years ago over the Supreme Court. What they fought about this time was the bill to extend the President's power over money, but what they were principally sore at was each other.

There were four main issues involved in the money bill:

1) The purchase of foreign silver. Congress proposed to end this practice and the Administration did not seriously object.

2) The purchase of U. S.-mined silver at above the world price—a subsidy to domestic silver...

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