National Affairs: Two in the Bag

With the eagerness that he always shows when exercise in the open air is in prospect, the President of the U.S. left the tensions of Washington behind last week and flew to south Georgia for some quail hunting. Within 15 minutes after he arrived at Secretary of the Treasury George Humphrey's 600-acre lodge, Dwight Eisenhower was in his hunting clothes, had his 20-gauge, double-barreled shotgun on his arm and was pacing nervously beside a mule-drawn hunting roadster.

"One thing about the Army," he mused, "it teaches you to dress fast. I'm gonna jump on the Secretary when he comes out. He's holding...

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