In the early part of each December the annual reports of Cabinet officers are published. Last week the following reports were made:

Interior. One pleasing fact, (a savings of $82,635,930 in operating the Department during the past two years) and several disturbing ones were reported by Secretary Hubert Work. He declared that the timber on public lands was being dissipated, and recommended that no Government timber be sold for ten years. He asserted that Government reclamation projects planned to pay back their cost in ten years, had not done so in 20 years;...

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