While President Hoover, back at his White House desk, strove to minimize the political significance of his 2,500-mi. Mid-West trip which ended last week, G. 0. Politicians who will conduct his campaign for re-election next year balanced up the trip's profit & loss. On his excursion the President behaved like a candidate, even if he did not talk like one. He took local Republican leaders aboard his special train for political hobnobbing. From the rear platform of his car he conversed easily with boys about dogs and fishing. He unbent to the...

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