THE PRESIDENCY: Caribbean Cruise

President Hoover made up his mind one night last week to take an immediate ten-day vacation to U. S. possessions in the Caribbean. Going by train to Old Point Comfort, Va., he would board the U. S. S. Arizona for her scheduled "shakedown" run after reconditioning. The cruise would be to Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Secretary of War Hurley, possibly Secretary of the Interior Wilbur, would accompany him. Mrs. Hoover would stay behind.

The White House announcement of this journey stressed the word "rest" and added: "This will be the first...

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