Americana

Last week was an "American week" in London:

The Houghtons. It started by Ambassador and Mrs. Houghton being received in audience by Queen Mary. The U. S. Ambassador also attended the usual Pilgrims' dinner, where he did not make the usual speech. Said he: "Anglo-American friendship is not a tender plant. . . . I sometimes wonder if it were not well that it be spared the scorching winds of after-dinner oratory. . . ."

The rest of his speech, which was short, warned Europe that, unless peace were...

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