National Affairs: Appointments

Cautious to avoid political burns, President Hoover last week dipped into the seething caldron of ambitions which Washington has lately become, and flipped out several well-done new appointees. Chief of these were:

Ernest Lee Jahncke Jr., 49. of New Orleans, to be Assistant Secretary of the Navy. The yachting instinct is now strong in the U. S. sea service, for, like Secretary Adams, Mr. Jahncke is a potent amateur sailor, commodore of the Southern Yacht Club of New Orleans, a member of the New York Yacht Club. In technical qualification for his post...

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