THE PRESIDENCY: White Week

One day last week a truck, lumbering along Washington's snowy Thirteenth Street, hit a rut, shook & shivered. On the truck was a cake, 5½ feet high). On the cake was a legend—HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our PRESIDENT—and 58 candles cased in 58 photostats of 58 $100 checks. At the jolt, one of the four layers of the cake cracked, collapsed. Back to its confectioners went the injured cake, but on to the White House went A. F. of L.'s William Green, three pretty girls, three publicity men. On behalf of contributing A....

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