Last week President Hoover gave the U. S. Government the biggest shuffle it has had since War days. Whether the new cards he dealt the country will lie permanently on the table or be blown away by an angry Congress will not be definitely known until Feb. 9.

Last session's Economy Act authorized the President to reorganize, consolidate and abolish executive agencies to eliminate duplication and save money. To such a large grant of power, Congress tied an equally large rope: The President must submit to Congress his reorganization plan, which would become...

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