National Affairs: Valuable Wilbur

Dr. Ray Lyman Wilbur last week got a new lease on Cabinet life. When his great & good friend President Hoover made him Secretary of the Interior, Dr. Wilbur, as president of Stanford University, was given a year's leave of absence by his trustees. That leave expired Aug. 31. Last week the Stanford Daily, undergraduate publication, editorially demanded that Dr. Wilbur resign either his Cabinet position or his college presidency.

Secretary Wilbur held his tongue while President Hoover answered for him. Said the President: "Dr. Wilbur will remain in the Cabinet. The University will gladly extend his leave as long as is...

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