THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Feb. 23, 1925

Mr. Coolidge's Week

¶ The last of three State dinners of the season was given at the White House in honor of Speaker (soon to be Senator) and Mrs. Frederick H. Gillett. The guests around the great board numbered many notables, including one Governor, one Senator, three Admirals, three Generals, one Bishop and members of the 400 of the Nation's metropolis.

¶ President Coolidge's will and the will of the District of Columbia approached each other from opposite directions. The President swerved an inch; the District swerved a yard and collision was...

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