POLITICAL NOTES: 1940

>Having raised many a squawk about balancing the national budget, the Republican National Committee last week confronted their own whacking deficit of $660,000, decided to wheedle 660 well-stocked Republicans into contributing $1,000 each toward a clean slate in 1940.

> Seven years of Franklin Roosevelt have taught Republicans, high & low, to turn the beady eye of suspicion on "That Man's" every proposal. Hence they looked sharply at a suggestion emanating from "a source close to the President": That the public interest might best be served by a postponement of the 1940...

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