In Ohio

Through the quiet air of central Ohio, a Presidential salute banged out last week, followed by the long-drawn bugle notes of "Taps". Citizens of Marion, Ohio, stood with bared heads around a $500,000 marble tomb, "Marion's beauty spot and Ohio's shrine." They were reburying their fellow-townsman, Warren Gamaliel Harding and Florence Kling Harding, his wife.

The ceremony was a simple one. A truck moved the two 5,000-lb. sarcophagi across the Marion cemetery where they had rested temporarily, President Harding's since 1923, Mrs. Harding's since 1926. Baptist...