National Affairs: Clear Understanding

J. Butler Wright, Assistant Secretary of State, immaculate in cutaway, ushered into the Blue Room at the White House, where the President, also in afternoon dress, was waiting, a gay troup. At their head was Emile Daeschner, new Ambassador from France. Behind M. Daeschner, came his staff all in uniform of the French Diplomatic service.

It is alleged that M. Daeschner bowed, pressed a packet of papers into the President's hands and burst forth into felicitous words, as follows:

"I have the honor to place in your hands the letters by which I am...

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