Your latest item about myself is headed "No. 43" [TIME, Oct. 5] and you say: "Last week the contradictory novelist-politician offered his 43rd volume in the form of a story of the self-help co-operative movement of California." You are nearly a decade behind the times. The item should have been headed "No. 56."
You tell your readers that I have succeeded neither in the world of affairs nor in the literary line. It is not for you to judge my success, and I shall not argue the question with you. I will...