National Affairs: A President's Life

The round of activities of all kinds forced on a President is unending.

¶ Mr. and Mrs. Harding attended a "tribute of love" given by the children of Washington. A band of 8,000 youngsters broke through the marine guard and charged the Presidential stand, breaking up the proceedings. Those who could not get close enough to the President to press flowers into his hand, pelted him with bouquets over the heads of the crowd.

¶ Between 200,000 and 500,000 Shriners decided to hold their convention in Washington. Special post-offices, eating places and sleeping quarters...

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