National Affairs: Jardines

Agronomic item from Club-Fellow (reputation monger of the Town Topics school) : "The Secretary of Agriculture, Mr. Jardine, has his family established for the summer at Southampton,* L. I., the first time he or she have [sic] ever deigned to take on a fashionable resort. We are waiting to see how far his official position gets the Jardines into the social life at Southampton!"

* Famed playground for Manhattan's proudest, where charming matrons pose for Sunday supplements in shimmering white creations, white hats, white parasols, where the soughing heather of the...

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