POLITICAL NOTES: Miscellaneous Mentions: Jun. 27, 1927

Miscellaneous Mentions

Nicholas Longworth, speaker of the House of Representatives, last week had another distaff knot embroidered into the cloth of his family's fame. He is husband of Alice Roosevelt Longworth, father of Paulina Longworth, brother of Countess Jacques de Chambrun (wife of a French general). Last week, in Paris, the French Academy awarded the Bordin prize to the Countess for her studies of Shakespeare.

Senator William E. Borah of

Idaho, as piscator, at Washington, scoffed at President Coolidge catching trout with angleworms in South Dakota: "They must have been imbecile...

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