National Affairs: Cabinet Making

Attorney General in President Coolidge's cabinet is John Garibaldi Sargent, huge, rustic, wise friend and onetime neighbor of Mr. Coolidge in Vermont. His first assistant is kinetic Col. William J. ("Wild Bill") Donovan, who last week whisked away from magic Washington to New Mexico, there to wrestle with the Mexican boundary problem. He went happy, gay and debonair because a little bird had told him he would be Attorney General when, soon, Vermonters Coolidge and Sargent had retired into history. Though nothing more than a bird would stand sponsor for this piquant prediction,...

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