THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Feb. 2, 1925

Mr. Coolidge's Week

¶ The President signed the first appropriation bills to come to him from Congress. The first was the Emergency Deficiency bill carrying $159,000,000, of which $150,000,000 was for tax refunds and $3,500,000 for the completion of Dam No. 2 at Muscle Shoals. The second was the Treasury Post Office Appropriation bill carrying $760,000,00.

¶ I From Hutchinson, Kans., started one Vada Watson, 19, blue-eyed, slender, beautiful, who won a beauty contest at the inaugural ball of Governor Ben S. Paulen. She took with her a sack of wheat-wheat...

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