The Coolidge Week

How do you do, President Coolidge?

How do you do, President Coolidge?

How are you?

So sang a group of girls and boys, waving their hats or their handkerchiefs from the porch of Camp Roosevelt, when the Presi- dent arrived in Yellowstone Park. In response, the President bowed; Mrs. Coolidge bowed, smiled; John Coolidge bowed, smiled. The song's lack of variety was balanced by its peculiar pertinency; the President had left Rapid City the night before, suffering from indigestion but had now recovered.

ΒΆ The next morning Mrs. Coolidge received...

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