Last week Acting Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau:
¶ Ordered the Treasury's guards to keep their clothes cleaned and buttoned, their shoes shined, to refrain from smoking or reading on duty, to cease lounging at their posts, to "show respect for official superiors by standing at attention when approached or being addressed."
¶ Issued Order No. 1, to prevent "loose talk" by Treasury underlings to the Press (see p. 40).
¶ Appointed a super-staff of assistants: Earle Bailie to be in charge of fiscal affairs (see below); Herbert Gaston to be in charge of press...