National Affairs: Invitation

Than John W. Davis there has never been a suaver U. S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James's. Than John W. Davis there has seldom been a more aristocratic Democratic nominee for President. Than John W. Davis few men have ever received a longer social invitation by telegraph. It came to his Manhattan home last week from Cincinnati, Ohio, whither he was planning to go to plead a lawsuit. It contained some 400 words, among which were :

"Mrs. Franklin Alter Jr. and myself [Mr. Alter] would be more than delighted to have...

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