Fun

That whimsical Hoosier, the late Thomas R. Marshall, inaugurated the annual Vice Presidential feast in honor of the Senate page boys, Calvin Coolidge continued it, added an after-dinner speech. Last week, Charles G. Dawes invited the 50 other employes of the Senate, addition to the 20 pages; he had fun; they had fun.

The Rev. Joseph J. Muir, Senate chaplain, gave the blessing. Deep-voiced John C. Crockett, reading clerk, was toastmaster. James D. Preston, genial superintendent the Senate press gallery, announced the arrival of the world's largest underslung pipe, six feet long, made of pasteboard....

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