National Affairs: Chief Trouble Maker

When a sharp tongue takes to soft words, good nature prospers. Pat Harrison of Mississippi, Democratic whip of the Senate, wrote an article which appeared in The New Orleans Item. He referred to Dr. Harding, the President's father (who recently visited a reunion of Confederate veterans) as the " human, bighearted, broadminded father of a distinguished and thoroughly human son." He also dilated upon the warm reception given by the President and Mrs. Harding to 200 Confederate Veterans whom he (Harrison) had taken to call at the White House. His remarks did not...

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