President Hoover began his journeys last week by going to Philadelphia to watch the Athletics beat the St. Louis Cardinals in their initial world series game (see p. 42). As he entered Shibe Park, "Hail to the Chief" was played for him, on a phonograph. Because not enough seats had been reserved, 17 out of the 56 in his party had to sit in the stone aisles. The President took seat No. 4 in his box. Five members of the Cabinet clustered close.

Philadelphia's Mayor Mackey handed...

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