RELIEF: Dole's End?

The year was still very young when President Roosevelt launched his $4,000,000,000 Work Relief ship with the sanguine hope that 3,500,000 jobless family heads and unmarried adults could be rescued from their demoralizing Dole lifeboats by July 1, put to useful, morale-sustaining work on board. Last week the year was dying and many a hope and many a deadline for attaining that goal lay dead along the way.

A two-month Congressional blockade, quarreling pilots, a cautious paymaster and the staggering difficulty of creating honest work for multimillions of hands had made the...

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