National Affairs: Father

Octogenarian John C. Coolidge, father of the President, received a let- ter from Mrs. J. D. Knapp, of Joliet, Ill., asking prices on his maple-sugar. He replied:

I have let my lot. Walter W. Lynds makes nice sugar or syrup and can tell you price of either at your place by parcels post. Respectfully,



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