Books: Ladies of the Senate

CAPITAL KALEIDOSCOPE—Frances Parkinson Keyes—Harper ($3.50).

MRS. COPELAND'S GUEST BOOK—Frances S. Copeland—McKay ($1.50).

The only trouble about being a Senator's wife is that the Senator may not be reelected. Wives of Supreme Court Justices, who are appointed for life, can really settle down in Washington. Senatorial families usually find it safer to rent a house than buy one. F. F. V.'s and Mayflower Bostonians may consider Washington society a cosmopolitan free-for-all except in those small circles tangent to their own, but to the vast majority of U. S. housewives, a Senator's wife is well above...

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