SCOUTS: Three Things Wanted

"If you were all good Girl Scouts—and as tired as I am—" said the white-haired lady in the grey-green uniform, ''you would all sit on the floor."

So the bevy of female newsgatherers hovering around '"Buffalo" (Girl Honorary Scout President Lou Henry Hoover)—for it was she and not Mrs. Herbert Hoover, First Lady of the Land—all squatted down just as though they were beside a campfire in the woods instead of in a Manhattan art gallery whither ''Buffalo" had come for the opening of an Americana exhibition.

"You know," continued "Buffalo," 'I...

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