National Affairs: Hurley-burly

Filipino politicos like to talk a lot. Faced by a man who says little, goes about patiently asking questions and scrupulously keeping his counsel, politicos are likely to become nervous and uneasy. Wherever Secretary of War Patrick Jay Hurley flew during the past three weeks in his effort to bring back to President Hoover the insular attitude toward independence, the wash of his plane's propeller, the dust kicked up by his horse or motor magnified itself into daily monsoons at Manila. The native House of Representatives began devoting a daily half-hour period to...

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