POLITICAL NOTE: Useful Man'

At Lenox, Mass., last week, died Henry White, onetime (1905-07) Ambassador to Italy, onetime (1907-09) Ambassador to France, and Peace Commissioner to the Peace Conference at Paris (1918). The younger generation perhaps associates his name chiefly with his Paris mission, though there he played a necessarily subordinate part.

Probably of at least equal mental stature with the other Commissioners* accompanying President Wilson, Mr. White was taken along partly with the idea of imparting a bipartisan color to the Delegation (on which he was the only Republican) and was in...

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