National Affairs: Booms

Statements of the week:

¶ "Hoover is the man. . . . The financial crowd has picked Hoover. . . . "—Henry Ford. .

¶ "The Republican party will be victorious this fall regardless of who is nomi-nated"—William Morgan Butler, national G. O. P. chairman, hitherto insistent upon "drafting" President Coolidge.

¶The resignation of Assistant Secretary of War MacNider was "strategic" because his successor, Col. Charles Burton Robbins (see col. 3), is a Hooverite from Lowdenized Iowa—Charles Dewey Hilles, hitherto anti-Hooverish national vice...

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