National Affairs: Miscellaneous Mentions: Aug. 3, 1925

It was announced from Cincinnati that Nicholas Longworth, Speaker-elect of the House, had bought the Robert B. Roosevelt* house at No. 2009 Massachusetts Ave., Washington, would move in this fall.

Too many chairs, too many clocks; too much sitting, too much clock watching—so diagnosed Secretary Work in the Department of Interior. He ordered a clearance of surplus furniture. In one day, 250 chairs, numerous stools, desks, wardrobes, clocks—two vanloads of stuff valued at $6,264—was carted away from the General Land Office to the General Supply Office, saved.

Legal occupation and remuneration takes men from...

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