THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Sep. 19, 1927

¶Miss Ruth Wells, choir leader of the Hermosa church, paid tribute to Mrs. Coolidge: "We shall lose the best singer in our congregation when Mrs. Coolidge goes. Mrs. Coolidge knows the words of every hymn without looking at the book. She has joined us in singing every Sunday; in fact, almost leads the congregation with her strong, clear soprano. She seemed to enjoy it." ¶The ladies of the Rapid City Fortnightly Club were in a state. "Who speaks first?" sputtered one fluttering matron. "You don't think we ought to call her —your...

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