THE CABINET: Island Check-up

The President announced that Carmi Alderman Thompson of Ohio will make a report on all the chief insular possessions of the U. S. in the Pacific in addition to his expected report on the Philippines (TIME, April 12, THE PRESIDENCY). Mr. Thompson will visit Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, for which natty white costumes must be procured, some advance knowledge acquired.

Islands of the Pacific governed by the U.S. include (in order of proximity to San Francisco):

Aleutian Islands are part of the...

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