At the opening of the World's Series at Washington, Mr. Coolidge
observed Andrew W. Mellon peering at the play with great diligence. The
President leaned over to the Speaker of the House and remarked:
"I never knew Secretary Mellon enjoyed baseball."
Mr. Gillett looked up quizzically:
"What makes you think he does?"
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