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Senate Adds to Relief

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WASHINGTON--The Senate tonight added $175,000,000 to the works relief slice of the pending pump-priming bill and voted a $125,000,000 "dole" to the needy after President Roosevelt had warned of a threatened crisis in unemployment this summer and demanded a free hand to combat it. Attacking widespread Senate agitation to ear-mark the $3,247,500,000 recovery-relief fund as a safeguard against its use by administration for political reprisals, the President wrote Sen. Alva Adams, D., Colo., floor manager of the measure, insisting on a flexible appropriation.

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