The Press: News Letters

"Roosevelt Cabinet gossip. We have collected scores of names, stories, and 'inside tips.' We have sifted, weighed, checked, tested. The residue, given below, should be considered as thoughtful and responsible gossip, but no more. None of the 'sure slates' are any good:

State—Norman H. Davis—65-—

Treasury— Senator Cordell Hull—50%. William H. Woodin—Social-

Justice—Arthur F. Mullen—60%.

Commerce—Don't know.

War—James H. Thompson—60%.

Navy—Senator Swanson—70%.

Agriculture—Don't know; sure Mr. Roosevelt doesn't know.

Post Office—James A. Farley—99%-Interior — George H. Dern — 40 J. Bruce Kremer—40%.

Labor—Don't know; sure Mr. Roosevelt doesn't know."

Last week some 10.000 bankers, rail-road officials,...

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