THE PRESIDENCY: Appointments

A great advocate of The Home during the campaign, President Hoover has surprised nobody by the fewness of his appointments of women to public offices. But lately he put aside his feeling against women as officeholders long enough to listen to arguments by his Secretary of the Treasury Andrew William Mellon in behalf of Miss Annabel Matthews of Gainesville, Ga. The arguments seemed so irresistible that President Hoover last week appointed Miss Matthews to the U. S. Board of Tax Appeals ($10,000 per year), the first woman ever named to this potent buffer agency...

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