President Hoover last week spent four days at his White House desk and three days at his Shenandoah National Park camp. For work he held two Cabinet meetings, attended an American Legion baseball game, listened to Senator George Higgins Moses talk New England politics (see p. 16), accepted the credentials of Don Ernesto Argueto as Minister from Honduras, received Congressmen and Senators praying for appointment favors, endurance flyers, Filipino businessmen, members of the Order of Railroad Conductors.

For play he toted rocks to make a chimney at his camp's "civic centre."


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