THE CABINET: Judge Hull Gets a Cake

Washington newshawks, case-hardened characters who measure a public man by the probable length of his obituary, last week sentimentally chipped in $7, bought a seven-pound, four-layer White Mountain cake topped with white, pink and green icing, with 21 large pink candles rakishly atilt in pink rosebud holders.

The pastry masterpiece was placed at one end of the long mahogany table in the State Department's press-conference room, beneath the starched-collar portraits of former Secretaries of State. In the long, chill, formal room, it looked as out of place as a round of beers. At noon sharp the 21 candles (for the 21...

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