National Affairs: Traveling Cabinet

Midlanders wondered about the people Nominee Smith had around him as he passed through the land on the private car "St. Nicholas" (called "Santa Claus" by the newsmen). Most of the people who accompany Hoover have national reputations. Most of the Smith "traveling cabinet" needed introduction.

Judge Joseph M. Proskauer of the New York Supreme Courtis a tall, scholarly-looking, soft-spoken Jew, originally from Mobile. He plays golf, goes to the opera, wears a cropped mustache. The criticism against his indulging in politics during a judicial career is four years old. He has assisted...