HEROES: Pension Race

In the House of Representatives for months a great race has been quietly but breathlessly going on between two committees. The contest is to see who can outstrip whom in helping The Veteran help himself to the U. S. Treasury. The committees: 1) Pensions, headed by South Carolina's Allard Henry Casque (pronounced Gaski), whose own military experience is limited to honorary membership in the United Spanish War Veterans, and 2) the Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation, whose chairman is Mississippi's loud, bushy-haired John Elliott Rankin. Congressman Rankin lists himself in his...

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