THE PRESIDENCY: At White Pine Camp- Aug. 23, 1926

¶Before eight, one morning, secret service men leapt from the path of an automobile that whizzed up the driveway. Secretary of Commerce Hoover got out; conferred hastily with the President on farm relief; offered plans (which were approved) for extensive Governmental promotion of civil aeronautics under the recent air legislation; whizzed down the driveway, took a train to California, presumably to aid his friend Senator Shortridge, whose renomination Senator Hiram Johnson is opposing.

¶ Mr. Hoover had started a buzz of farm relief talk at White Pine Camp. Later, Charles S. Barrett,...

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