National Affairs: Stimson to Bessinge

When she sailed from Manhattan last week S. S. Ile de France carried seven million dollars in gold, withdrawn from the U. S. by French dollar-libelers.* One of her passengers was Thomas William Lamont, Morgan partner, off for a four-week holiday. Another passenger was Frank Billings Kellogg, onetime Secretary of State, bound for his post on the World Court at The Hague. A third was Charles Hitchcock Sherrill, going to his new diplomatic post, U. S. Ambassador to Turkey. Most important person aboard the liner was Secretary of State Stimson en route to...

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