THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Feb. 6, 1928

With the Congress tying itself into great gooseknots of partisanship, there was little for the Chief Executive to do last week except consult, wait, worry about his Administration's legislative program, and attend to matters of ceremony. C. The new German Ambassador, Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm von Prittwitz-Gaffron, arrived in Washington. President Coolidge received him, studied him. He was a youngish man, only 44, with the lean cheeks and high temples of an intellectual, the strong wrists of an excellent hockey and tennis player, the sleek garb and easy tongue of a society man....