OHIO: Politics

One of the wealthiest States in the Union is sound, solid, barn-bursting Ohio. But ever since 1935, when the Federal Government turned relief back to the States, Ohio's relief program has suffered crisis after crisis: one rolls into the next like waves on the beach.

Last week in dire distress again were Columbus, Youngstown, Lima, Cleveland, most of the urban centres. Toledo shut its poverty-stricken schools, sent 40,000 children home, wondered how it would care for 5,913 unemployed persons and their dependents besides. In Cleveland, 60,000 people dependent on direct relief saw...

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