National Affairs: Into Action

Rested and notified, Nominee Hoover once more became the busy Beaver Man. He concluded his conferences with managers at Palo Alto and set out, via the Southwest, to explain further to the Midwest what he means to do about "the most important obligation of the next Administration"—farm relief.

Quotas. The managerial conferences ended with the impression that the Beaver Man is, more than ever, his own manager-in-chief. The Hooverlike scheme of vote quotas for each State to "shoot at" superseded Dr. Hubert Work's idea of specialized drives among women or in the South. Returning to Colorado, his own home State, Chairman Work...

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