National Affairs: No Hike, New Hanky

Harry Truman still looks trim and cocky during public appearances, still gets up early enough to work before breakfast. But except on rare occasions, his famed two-mile morning hikes are now a thing of the past—abandoned under the stress of White House toil, and at the urging of White House physician General Wallace Graham to get the President to sleep a little later in the morning. Last week sharp-eyed reporters noted another alteration in the President's personal routine—after years of folding his breast-pocket handkerchief so that four geometrically perfect points protruded, he appeared with a quarter inch of straight, unfolded cloth...

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