National Affairs: Hoover's Hope

Two members of the Coolidge sub-cabinet—William Joseph Donovan and Henry Herrick Bond—lately formed a law firm in Washington. They called the partnership Donovan & Bond. It made a hole in the Treasury—the post Mr. Bond had occupied as Assistant Secretary. Last week President Hoover very neatly filled that hole by the appointment of Walter Ewin Hope, Manhattan lawyer. Princeton men throughout the land felt happier because their college had been accorded greater representation in official Washington by this "drafting" of one of their distinguished members.

At the Kansas City convention last year, Lawyer Hope was much in the company of fellow-Manhattanites who...

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