THE PRESIDENCY: Bachelor Hall

One morning last week Franklin Roosevelt was offered nothing more than cereal and coffee for breakfast. A small electric stove on the third floor of the White House was all that provided the President of the U. S. with hot food. Rated capacity of the stove was three modest meals at a time. Franklin Roosevelt was keeping bachelor hall. Mrs. Roosevelt had scampered off to Campobello Island in Canada. Left in the White House with the President were only his sick secretary, Louis McHenry Howe, Mrs. Howe and Personal Secretary Marguerite ("Missy")...

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