National Affairs: Mrs. Splivalo Gets The Job

The feeling between northern and southern California changes from contempt to hostility whenever there is a State appointment to be made. Last week Governor James ("Sunny Jim") Rolph had to choose a State Director of Social Welfare, a position which carries considerable prestige among the women† of California. Harried by ladies of wealth and prominence in both ends of his commonwealth, unsmiling Governor Rolph had for some time considered appointing two social welfare directors to placate both sections. In the end, however, he took the bull by the horns, gave Mrs. Rheba Crawford...

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