National Affairs: The Hoovers

Happy last week, were officers and men of the U. S. S. Utah as their ship rolled up from Rio, taking Herbert Hoover home. Capt. C. R. Train praised his men for having aroused not a single complaint during their shore leave in Brazil. Every man received a Christmas card autographed by President-Elect and Mrs. Hoover. Homecoming plans had been altered to make Washington, not Florida, the journey's end. Inasmuch as most of the Utah's personnel live closer to Hampton Roads than to Key West, the change meant that many of them could see wives, families, friends again, before departing on...

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