POLITICAL NOTES: John Wingate Weeks

Five years ago, one solemn morning, many a statesman, many 'a senator, many a silk-hatted diplomat wound slowly through Washington's broad streets, crossed the green slopes beyond to Arlington, stood uncovered before the casket of the Unknown Soldier. John Wingate Weeks defied physicians' instructions, stood bareheaded that awesome morning, shortly afterwards became ill. Last week he died.

Newton (Mass.) Club members today relate to skeptical listeners how their President Weeks canceled the club's $30,000 bonded debt by persuading the members to burn their bonds. They do not tell how later the...

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