THE PRESIDENCY: The White House Week: Mar. 2, 1925

¶ Mr. and Mrs. Coolidge telegraphed to Mrs. Marion LeRoy Burton their condolences on the death of her husband (see EDUCATION).

¶ The White House was the scene of the first Army and Navy reception held in two years. Some 3,000 guests were invited. During the ordeal of receiving, Mrs. John W. Weeks, consort of the Secretary of War, fainted, was revived and taken home by her husband.

¶ The President edited his inaugural address.

¶ The press headlined "Coolidge Feels Saving Lash," "Coolidge is Victim of Own Thrift," etc.. apropos of the fact...

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