National Affairs: Riding the Wave

A cold in the head and a slight sore throat kept President Roosevelt indoors the beginning of last week. It was not bad enough for him to go to bed or call in a doctor but he did spend two days away from his. executive office and get a prescription refilled at the Naval Hospital. He continued to transact public business in the Oval Room on the second floor of the White House which with books, easy chairs and marine prints he has fixed up as a study. Thither one noon last week he...

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