THE PRESIDENCY: For Tarpon

Prime political event of last week was the beginning of a fishing trip. One morning Franklin Roosevelt, 27 hours out of Washington, detrained at Biloxi, Miss, accompanied by his trusty supporter, Senator Pat ("The Fox") Harrison. With Governor Hugh White of Mississippi they drove to Jefferson Davis' onetime estate (now a home for Confederate veterans) and on to Gulfport, home of Senator Harrison. There the President was joined by his son Elliott and Governor Richard Webster Leche (pronounced lesh) of Louisiana and entrained, beginning the significant part of his journey.

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