THE CONGRESS: Macedonian Cry

If Congress needed a further example of Presidential bad temper, it was supplied by New Hampshire's Republican Senator Charles W. Tobey (who was largely responsible for persuading the Senate not to accept Ed Pauley as Under Secretary of the Navy). A month ago he had written the President about the grain shortage which was forcing New England farmers to slaughter their chickens. Said Senator Tobey: "This is a Macedonian cry."*

The President wrote him a blistering, tactless reply:

"It seems to me that you have been making Macedonian cries or yells ever since I have been in the White House. . .....

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