REPUBLICANS: The Cabinet Game

On the morning after election, Washington quit playing the parlor game of "guess-the-electoral-vote" and switched to a new game: "guess-Ike's-Cabinet." These were some of last week's liveliest guesses:

¶SECRETARY OF STATE: 1) John J. Mc-Cloy, ex-U.S. High Commissioner for Germany and old Ike friend from the days when McCloy was Assistant Secretary of War under Henry Stimson; 2) New York's Governor Tom Dewey (who may prefer to serve out his term in Albany) ; 3) Statesman John Foster Dulles, one of Eisenhower's foreign-policy advisers during the campaign; 4) ex-ECAdministrator Paul Hoffman.


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