THE CABINET: Second Stocking

"Don't kid me, boys. This is the Christmas season and I'm accepting anything."

So said Harry Hopkins one day last week after a Cabinet meeting which, though no member, he had attended as usual by Presidential request. When Reorganization failed last spring with it died Harry Hopkins' dream of becoming the first Secretary of Welfare. Now, for weeks, Washington wiseacres had been saying Secretary Roper of Commerce would be let out to make room for Friend Hopkins, with twofold purpose: to take him out of the Congressional barrage soon to fall upon his...

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