THE CABINET: Delegates Depart

At the door of the office of the Secretary of State in a low, cushioned chair sits a small stoop-shouldered negro named Edward Augustine Savoy. Aged 75, he has been swinging open the Secretary's door, ushering in and out Ambassadors and Ministers, since the days of Hamilton Fish (1871).

Last week Usher Savoy was swinging open his special door not for Secretary of State Henry Lewis Stimson but for Undersecretary Joseph Potter Cotton. This was no demotion for Door-Swinger Savoy but a temporary promotion for Mr. Cotton to the No. 1 Cabinet Post....

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