THE PRESIDENCY: Mysterious Visitor


"Mysterious" Visitor

The first evening of Canadian Prime Minister Richard Bedford Bennett's "unofficial" three-day visit to Washington was spent in the company of President Hoover, Secretary Stimson and his assistant William R. Castle Jr. Also present: Hanford MacNider, U. S. Minister to Canada. Although no intimation of what was discussed was forthcoming, it was generally assumed that Liquor, Tariff, St. Lawrence River power, and a possible U. S. embargo on Canadian wheat furnished dinner conversation. Only public utterance on Mr. Bennett's visit was made by President Hoover. Said he: "We...

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