THE PRESIDENCY: Mr. Coolidge's Week: Feb. 9, 1925

¶ The President and Mrs. Coolidge gave a farewell dinner to C. Bascom Slemp, who retired as Secretary to the President. The guests included Secretaries Weeks and Hoover, Speaker Gillett, Senator Hale of Maine, Representatives Longworth and Madden, Commissioners Blair (Internal Revenue) and Burke (Indian Affairs), ex-Senator Sutherland of West Virginia, G. Logan Payne, Washington publisher. Afterward, Mr. Slemp departed for a vacation in Florida before resuming his law practice in Washington.

¶ Mr. Coolidge attended the semi-annual meeting of the Government's "business executives"...

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