Business & Finance: Recovery for Relief

John Jones was a stone mason who owned his own home but he had not been able to meet the instalments on his mortgage for a year and a half. The only one in the family who had work was the boy, who was a shoe clerk. The boy's thin pay envelope and a little something in the savings bank kept the family off the town but unless something turned up they would lose the house, sure.

People like the Joneses needed relief almost as much as the farmers, the bankers, and the unemployed...

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