THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Apr. 27, 1925

Mr. Coolidge's Week

¶ The President received two onetime Governors: Henry J. Allen of Kansas, Frank O. Lowden of Illinois. Later, Mr. Allen expressed the fear that Mr. Coolidge's economy talks were creating an unwarranted "buyers' strike," thereby injuring business. Mr. Lowden pointed out that there is still distress on many farms.

¶"By virtue of authority vested in me by act of Congress approved August 1, 1914 . . . ," the President put the ports of Newark and Perth Amboy, N. J., under the authority of the Port of New York, thus...

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