National Affairs: Political Notes: Sep. 24, 1923

Secretary Hughes is no lily of the field. When Congress adjourned last March and President Harding went to Florida, Secretary Hughes stayed at his desk. When this Summer the rest of the Cabinet scattered to mountains, fishing places, the capitals of Europe, Secretary Hughes remained at his desk. Early in September, after President Coolidge's accession, most of the Cabinet members again dispersed, but Secretary Hughes remained at his desk. Last week, after more than a year without vacation, Mr. Hughes (with Mrs. Hughes) left Washington to spend two weeks at Hot Springs,...

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