ARMY & NAVY: Whiter White House

The White House war on the Navy League and its bold President William Howard ("Admiral'') Gardiner, was last week brought to what President Hoover hoped was a successful conclusion. All President Hoover lacked to complete his sense of victory was a public apology from Mr. Gardiner for calling him "abysmally ignorant" (TIME, Nov. 9).

The war began with a meeting of the Navy League's executive committee to ponder its president's charge that President Hoover was "restricting, reducing and starving" the U. S. fleet, subordinating its...

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