THE CABINET: Cornfield Lawyers

Back in Washington after a fortnight at Pinehurst—during which he dabbled about with a putter, found golf almost as amusing as his favorite game of croquet, Secretary of State Cordell Hull last week found it necessary to play his way out of three delicate diplomatic hazards. The slow-speaking Secretary timed his strokes well and executed them neatly but, as golfers have a habit of doing, he felt inclined by week's end to indulge in a dash of reasonably non-diplomatic language.

Hazard No. 1 was the visit of Dr. Hugo Eckener to see what was...

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