According to correspondent Clinton W. Gilbert of the New York Evening Post, one objection to the presidential candidacy of Herbert Clark Hoover has been voiced as follows: "We have never had an engineer in the Presidency and I doubt whether we ought to have an engineer in the Presidency. An engineer is experimental. An engineer always wants to do something."

Last week, finding that he would not be able to address a convention of the American Institute of Steel Construction next week at Pinehurst, N. C., Herbert Clark Hoover sent out for a...

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