National Affairs: And a Speech

On Armistice Day it is fitting that the President of the U. S. should make a speech. In order to find a place to speak, he often must travel; traveling implies newspaper correspondents on board the Presidential train.

The Trip. At 11 p.m. the President and Mrs. Coolidge, with Secretary of War Dwight Filley Davis and the usual White House retinue,* left Washington; retired early. They awoke to breakfast on country sausage, wheatcakes and Vermont maple syrup. At Pittsburgh the President grinned and Mrs. Coolidge smiled from the observation platform as railroad...

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