National Affairs: Mellons

Whenever the present Secretary of the Treasury departs for a vacation, it is customary to note that he looks "like a tired bookkeeper." This was said last week but with less point than usual. Mr. Andrew W. Mellon looked positively pleased with himself as he boarded the Fort St. George en route to Bermuda with his handsome daughter Ailsa, his Yale undergraduate son Paul. To see them off came "the world's most exalted bachelor," Sir Robert Home (TIME, March 29, COMMONWEALTH), onetime British Chancellor of the Exchequer. Bowing, he presented a bouquet to...

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