RUSSIA: Caviar to Litvinoff

Elder J. P. Morgan partners ate their dinners elsewhere, but the firm sent young S. Parker Gilbert, whilom Agent General for Reparations, to a banquet at Manhattan's tall-towered Waldorf-Astoria last week for Comrade Maxim Maximovich Litvinoff.

No Cardinal or other Catholic prelate was present but the American Apostolic Church in America sent their chief prelate, and the big warm room buzzed with the voices of General Motors' Sloan, General Electric's Gerard Swope, Ford's Sorensen, Pennsylvania Railroad's Atterbury, Baldwin Locomotive's Houston, Thomas A. Edison's son Charles, Theodore Roosevelt's son Kermit, Owen D....

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