National Affairs: Squatters

When President Hoover bought 168 acres of land atop the Blue Ridge for $5 per acre, leased 2,000 acres more along the Rapidan and moved out to his camp for weekends, members of his Cabinet trailed along after him. They liked his selection of a resort. Last year, therefore, Attorney General Mitchell, Secretary of the Interior Wilbur and Secretary of Agriculture Hyde clubbed together to build a camp of their own about a mile below the President's. They were under the impression that all that country was...

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