THE CABINET: First Shuffle

All government directories became abruptly obsolete last week when President Roosevelt's first big Cabinet shuffle went into effect. Just before Congress adjourned in June, he sent executive orders for departmental reorganizations to the Capitol for approval. There was a short, stabbing outcry of pain from politicians but no positive veto action by House or Senate. Therefore by law the orders became automatically operative at the end of 60 days. In the name of efficiency and economy the President rang down the curtain on:

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