National Affairs: Farewell Message

As required by the Constitution, President Hoover last week sent to Congress his farewell message on the State of the Union. Its undertone was that of the late campaign and the principles it preached were those which the U. S. electorate had rejected for a "new deal." The President might be defeated but he was convinced he was still right. Excerpts from the message:

Union, "Our country is at peace. . . . Education and Science have made further advances. The public health is at its highest known level. . . . There should be...

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