The Secretary of the Navy is No. 6 Man in the Cabinet. As speechmakers, even No. 6 Men can make political troubles for their White House chiefs. In 1924, President Coolidge had to pipe in his No. 6 Man (Curtis Dwight Wilbur) from the stump for impolitic loquacity. Last week the speechmaking of President Hoover's No. 6 Man, Charles Francis Adams, stirred bad will between the executive and legislative branches of the government.

Secretary Adams went to Boston, his home, as prime guest at a Republican banquet and there spoke as follows:

"I know nothing of politics. However, I might give...

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