Birthday. The 40's are mature, the 50's dignified, the 60's distin- guished, the 70's venerable. Last week the only living U. S. citizen besides Calvin Coolidge who has been President of the U. S., reached his 70's—Chief Justice William Howard Taft of the U. S. Supreme Court, happy, healthy, at his summer home on Murray Bay, Quebec.

German. Robert Ferdinand Wagner, junior U. S. Senator from New York, bosom friend of Governor Alfred Emanuel Smith, returned to the U. S., impressed by European aviation and by Mayor J. J. Walker's tour. Also, he had...

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