ARMY & NAVY: White House to War

A grey-haired, ruddy-faced, fiftyish man named William Howard Gardiner constitutes himself civilian watchdog of the U. S. Navy. He is president of the Navy League of the U. S., a 25-year-old organization of civilians and retired naval officers who contribute $30,000 per year to propagate the Big Navy idea from headquarters in Washington. Mr. Gardiner is pleased when his friends call him "The Admiral." Boston-born, he worked as a chemist, got into electrical engineering, became an associate partner of Utilitarian Henry Latham Doherty, made enough...

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