THE PRESIDENCY: The Hoover Week: Mar. 31, 1930

Friends no less than enemies can make trouble for a President. Last week President Hoover found Claudius Hart Huston, his Chairman of the Republican National Committee, in a situation which threatened to hurt the G. O. P. It appeared Mr. Huston had been playing the stockmarket with funds collected for lobbying. The President heard Senators demand that he discharge his friend, waited to see what would happen, hoped for the best (see p. 17).

¶ President Hoover appointed U. S. Circuit Judge John Johnston Parker to the Supreme Court (see p. 16). Other appointments:...

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