National Affairs: Joslin For Akerson

President Hoover last week reached into the corps of Washington correspondents and plucked out a trusted friend as his new No. i private secretary to succeed George Akerson. He was Theodore Gold- smith ("Ted") Joslin who for 15 years has covered the capital for the arch-Re-publican Boston Evening Transcript.

No Washington newsman is a sturdier Republican than Correspondent Joslin. Yet his appointment was one of utility, not politics. President Hoover has known him as a hardworking, level-headed writer since the pre-Coolidge days when Joslin used to come periodically to the Department of Commerce to...

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