Speech of Thanks

In Manhattan, the Pilgrims of the United States gave a dinner to Sir Auckland Geddes, retiring British Ambassador to the U. S. In a setting of Stars and Stripes, Union Jacks, Army khaki, Navy blue, Diplomatic scarlet, Chauncey M. Depew, President of the Pilgrims of the United States, rose to pay tribute to the excellent character, the "rare qualifications," the remarkable career and the great administrative ability of the British Ambassador. In particular, did he stress the part played by the Ambassador during the Washington...

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