THE PRESIDENCY: First Fishing

Last week President Hoover & friends drove out to the Rapidan camp for two days. He pulled on hip boots at once, went fishing by himself, caught twelve trout. One was 14 in. long. After lunch he napped. In a cold drizzle during the late afternoon he reeled in eight more trout, bringing his day's catch to the legal limit. Sunday newspapers and White House mail were dropped into the camp from an Army airplane. Wet, bleak weather drove the President & party back to Washington early.

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