The Press: Shorts: Aug. 20, 1934

The possibility of a European war still seemed reasonably acute last week. In Bermuda, Dr. William Beebe made a record descent into the ocean. Back from Honolulu. President Roosevelt had barely time to catch his breath before he was immersed in currency problems of grave consequence to all U. S. citizens. Such matters as these received attention from the U. S. Press last week but less attention than something which happened in a small room on the first floor of Manhattan's Hotel Biltmore.

There Miss Josephine Windle, chairman of the tournament committee of an...

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