THE CABINET: Hoover Men

"Any truthful declaration on the Cabinet members will be announced by me, and all other statements will be based on theory and conjecture." So said the President-elect, without in the least deterring theory and conjecture.

Borah or Morrow for State; Mellon for Treasury; D. F. Davis for War; the present Wilbur's brother for the Navy; Donovan for Attorney-General; New or Good for Postmaster-General; Work again for Interior; J. J. Davis for Labor; one of three Juliuses—Klein, Barnes, Rosenwald —for Commerce; some midwesterner for Agriculture, perhaps Publisher Dante Melville Pierce of Des Moines—so ran theory and conjecture. A "truthful declaration" was...