National Affairs: Harding Hung

Into the great entrance hall of the White House last week tramped overalled workmen who began to bang and hammer on the left wall. Coming out of his cubby-hole office off the hall, Irwin ("Ike")

Hoover, chief White House usher, super vised the work, offered suggestions. From the right wall across the hall a luminous Calvin Coolidge in oils eyed the proceed ings coldly. When hooks were imbedded in the left wall, a large framed picture was swung up into position. The workmen went away. Usher Hoover returned to his office. The next time...

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