FISCAL: Watchdog

There was no joy in Congress last week as word quickly wound through the Capitol corridors that North Carolina's well-loved Representative Lindsay Carter Warren had finally accepted Franklin Roosevelt's thrice-offered appointment as Comptroller General. With long faces his colleagues pumped Lindsay Warren's hand saying: "Congratulations, Lindsay, but damn you for taking the job." In the House press gallery reporters paid a rare tribute—started a collection for a farewell present.

The job was no sinecure, but it had a double attraction for this able, efficient veteran of 16 Congressional years: a guaranteed 15-year...

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