THE CABINET: Eight New, Two Old

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After much secret and uncertain picking up and putting down, Herbert Hoover fitted ten pegs into ten holes and finally made up his Cabinet. It had been a brain-bullying task and the result, somehow, failed to produce the striking design of supermen and specialists which Mr. Hoover—and the U. S.—had hoped for last November. He had had a surplus of little pegs that would have fallen through the holes, whereas big pegs of individual shapes refused to fit in, even when pushed. But a survey of his handiwork at least...

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