Four years ago, a man without previous experience in money-matters received an appointment from the City of New York as Transit Commissioner. Two years ago, he became receiver for a New York transit company. Last week, he was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Treasury with immediate charge of the vast ramifications of foreign debts. He is General Lincoln C. Andrews, retired cavalry officer.

General Andrews was no ordinary soldier. He was the voice of Army philosophy. His works on how to be a soldier were the classic prose of...

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