National Affairs: Off the Road

Into the Potomac freight yards just outside of Washington. D. C. last week rolled Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows Inc. Off the tent cars came rain-wet canvas to dry in the sun. lest spontaneous combustion destroy what labor combustion had left of the Greatest Show on Earth. Representative Robert Low Bacon of Long Island surveyed the sorry scene, declared through G. O. P.'s publicity office: "Not even the great Ringling Bros, and Barnum & Bailey Circus can compete with the circus the New Deal is now giving us."

Thus after six...

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