THE PRESIDENCY: Beautiful Slogans

Out from Puerto Rico, fanwise over eastern Caribbean waters, the U. S. Navy's patrol squadron 51 has kept an aerial peace watch since Sept. 9. Last week in San Juan, the squadron's Lieut.-Commander Stephen B. Cooke reported on his vigil. Nary a submarine, said he, had been sighted by his fliers; of frequent reports, not one had proved true.

A persistent reporter of foreign submarines in U. S. waters had been Lieut.-Commander Cooke's Commander in Chief, Franklin Roosevelt (who was seeing submersibles as late as Oct. 7 off Miami). Last week the...

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