THE CABINET: Gerontogenesis

Just a year ago, Harold LeClair Ickes. then 64, slipped away from Washington, sailed to Ireland and there, in Dublin, made screaming headlines for London papers by marrying titian-haired Jane Dahlman, 25, of Milwaukee. Last week at a press conference the press-baiting Secretary of the Interior blushed handsomely when asked if Washington gossip was true, that he was once more to become a father (in September).* Replied forthright Mr. Ickes: "I have hopes. It's great to be in public life, isn't it? ... What we need is a little more liberty from...

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