There were many comings and goings about the White House. Charles E. Hughes dropped in for luncheon. His beard looked familiar. Elihu Root came for luncheon the day after. His statesmanlike features were just as familiar there a few years ago. Secretary Kellogg lunched there the same day. Next day Senator Borah, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Moses and Senator Lenroot came to call. Newspaper men came and went in small flocks. It was plain that something was brewing, and that it was not...

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