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THE CABINET: Lost, Found

Two months ago the U. S. Treasury Department lost three words. Last week the three lost words were found. They had caused the British Commonwealth of Nations...

Art: Tribute to the Founder

When Pittsburgh Banker Andrew W. Mellon gave Washington its $15 million art gallery in 1937, he made a condition: it must not bear his name. He suggested it be...

THE CABINET: A Champion Sails

Andrew W. Mellon as Secretary of the United States might be said to be the richest man in the country. It is also said (and probably truly) that in respect...

National Affairs: In Paris

Andrew W. Mellon sojourned in Paris. "He is sounding out the French on the debt and reparations questions," said one half of the press. "He has not seen a...

TAXATION: Mr. Mellon Proposes

Knowing that a struggle was inevitable, Andrew W. Mellon, Secretary of the Treasury, took the future by the forelock. It is a settled question that the next...

National Affairs: An Insulted Herd

There are giants, also, in these days. Consider Andrew W. Mellon, James Couzens, Gifford Pinchot, Republicans, millionaires, public servants. Governor Pinchot,...

TAXATION: Millions and Millionaires

Last week, there developed a major struggle concerning the conduct of the Government. One combatant was undoubtedly the richest man in public life. His...

Art: American Louvre

This week the U. S. Government got a present: the largest marble building in the world. The building was the National Gallery of Art. The two creators of the...

National Affairs: Mellons

Whenever the present Secretary of the Treasury departs for a vacation, it is customary to note that he looks "like a tired bookkeeper." This was said last week...

Art: Basin Battle

The cruciform-like rim of Washington's Tidal Basin was pink & white with cherry blossoms last week. As it has many times before, the city celebrated the event...

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