National Affairs: Thrill, Shock

Hooverites thrilled last week, to hear the voice of the busy Beaver Man, himself, coming to them over the radio. It was not that he said very much—just a few well-chosen words spoken in Washington in connection with a national oratorical contest for school children which was won by one James R. Moore, 17, of Somerset, Ky.

A few minutes later Hooverites who did not switch off their radios after the Beaver Man had finished, were startled, shocked, prodded into indignation by another voice which denounced Candidate Hoover...

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