National Affairs: Federal City

"Federal City"

(See map, pages 10 & 11.)

Into the brown-paneled Council Chamber of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, last week, went President Hoover, Secretary of the Treasury Mellon, Chief Justice Taft, Senator Reed, Smoot, and many a member of the American Institute of Architects. They were gathered to talk of Washington's development as a beautiful city, to pledge allegiance to a capital building program now well under way. Speeches were made. Models of new Government buildings were admiringly examined. A cinema of the capital's...

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