National Affairs: Moore Mystery

Of all recent U. S. diplomatists, none is more conspicuous than Alexander Pollock Moore, the large, hearty, worldly Pittsburgher whom President Harding picked for Ambassador to Spain. When he went to Madrid, Mr. Moore's fame rested on two things—the Pittsburgh Leader, which he had published, and the late Lillian Russell, whose widower he was. Spain's sporting royalty found him a "typical American," loquacious, gustatory, with a head as hard as it was large. Not a few good "tips" did King Alfonso get on U. S. stocks. In return Mr. Moore acquired, by the...

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