National Affairs: A Modest Place

When the Coolidges left the White House, architects cocked their ears. They knew that the Coolidge home in Northampton, Mass., was in a two-family house on a sidestreet. They also knew that Calvin Coolidge, national champion of economy, was one of the few men to leave the White House with much larger capital assets than when he entered it. In his first year as a private citizen his magazine writings have even more improved his finances. Last week architects' ears went down again as Calvin Coolidge made his first large expenditure; bought a $40,000...