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Wilson ds governor was cleaning
political house in New Jersey.
For the most important posi
tion in the cabinet from the
standpoint of the people's great
est interest, the interior depart
ment, Herbert Quick, John
Burke and Jerry B. Sullivan are
Herbert Quick, born in Iowa
lives in Nebraska now; lawyer
and editor; inland waterways en
thusiast: progressive; enemy of
John Burke, born in Iowa,
now lives in North Dakota;
lawyer, progressive, governor of
North Dakota three terms.
Jerry B. Sullivan, Des Moines,
Iowa; lawyer, orator; progres
sive; once democratic candidate
for governor of Iowa.
Two men are most prominent
in Wilson's mind for the agricul
ture secretaryship, according to
report. One is Prof. Liberty
Hyde Bailey, born in Michigan,
now director of agricultural col
lege at Cornell universfty, New
York. The other is Dr. Harvey
Washington Wiley, born in Indiana,-
now a resident of Wash
ington, D. C. ; former chief chem
ist of United States agriculture
department; world's greatest
pure food champion.
For postmaster general, Wil
son is said to have most in mind
Newton Diehl Baker, mayor of
Cleveland, O. ; lawyer, progres
sive; protege and follower of the
late Tom L. Johnson and Charles
R. Crane, the wealthy Chicago
banker and manufacturer, who
Svas appointed and then recalled
as ambassador to China by Presi
dent Taft three years ago.
For the commerce and labor
department McAdoo (also men
tioned for the treasury depart
ment) and Baker (also consider
ed for postmaster general) are
the two leading candidates.
Among -the possibilities are
representative Burleson of Texas
and Josephus Daniels of North
Carolina. Either or both may
finally find places in the cabinet.
Albert Sidney Burleson, Austin,
Texas, has represented his dis
trict in congress since 1898. For
many years he served on the
house agriculture committee.
Josephus Daniels is the demo
cratic national committeeman
from North Carolina. He is a
lawyer and editor. During Cleve
land's last administration he was
chief clerk in the interior depart
ment., Daniels was one of the
original Wilson men in the south.
BITS OF NEWS
Washington. Cipriano Cas
tro, former president of Vene
zuela, ordered back to Europe by
Madison, Wis. Statement
from women's medical dep't, Uni
versity of Wisconsin, says that
nearly all coeds have deformed
St. Paul. Rachael Hill, daugh
ter of Jas. J. Hill, one of Amer
ica's wealthiest heiresses, married
to Dr. Egil Boeckman.
Boston. Jas. H. McNicholas,
mining promoter, indicted for
selling alleged worthless stock,
admitted his guilt.