National Affairs: In Demand

The meager, mysterious, ubiquitous and taciturn Colonel Edward M. House, about to leave on his annual trip to Europe, is credited with being commander-in-chief of a campaign to make John W. Davis the next Democratic Presidential nominee.

Mr. Davis, who won golden opinions for himself as American Ambassador to the Court of St. James, imitates in this regard his friend's shrinking from publicity. But it is observed that the ex-Ambassador is in great demand for public speeches and that he is seldom introduced without some quiet reference to the gifts that 1924 may...

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