National Affairs: Chief of Commerce

" How is Hoover getting away with his job"?" Ask the question, and 20 Washington correspondents are ready to answer: " Big."

Mr. Hoover has revolutionized the

Department of Commerce. Once the Department was ignored or avoided by business men. It was too " theoretical." What value it had was scientific rather than commercial. Now the Department serves the business man with cable information from every point of the compass, from a chemical expert in Germany, a machinery expert in China, an agricultural expert in Argentina. And it serves them with statistics.

" Hoover is...

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