THE CABINET: Dinner for Ten

Amid pink chrysanthemums and maidenhair fern, and to the melodious murmuring of the Marine Band Orchestra, the Cabinet et ux. dined at the White House. It was the traditional fiesta which Presidents always give their hardworking Secretaries after the latter have spent a busy season preparing reports, and before the hurly-burly of a Congressional session begins.

All ten members were present, with seven of their eight wives.†

In their evening gear and party moods, the Secretaries did not much resemble the men they are during their working hours. Lately (a month ago) the...

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