THE PRESIDENCY: Resignations

Last week President Hoover received within 24 hours two important resignations from men who had served him long and loyally overseas. "With the greatest reluctance" he allowed Dwight Filley Davis to step out of service as Governor General of the Philippines. The news of the retirement of Charles Gates Dawes as Ambassador to the Court of St. James's produced "great regret" at the White House. Reason in both cases: pressing personal affairs.

Mr. Davis, who has spent almost three years at Manila, wanted to join his invalid wife in Paris and "get...

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