RELIEF: Pork v. Beans

Rarer than a day in June is the day when the leaders of the House filibuster against an Administration bill. Yet so they did last week, for the House had gone rambunctious and was threatening to run away with the Relief bill. For a long time the House had been getting more impatient with Relief Administrator Hopkins.

As irate Joe Starnes of Guntersville, Ala. exclaimed last week upon the floor: "Two weeks ago he had the power to override one of the ablest members of the House of Representatives and his subcommittee—I refer to the gentleman from Virginia [Clifton Alexander...

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