People: Old Campaigners

In Washington, General of the Armies John J. Pershing reached 87 at Walter Reed General Hospital (where he has lived for years), watched the usual mounds of birthday greeting rise around him, got serenaded by the U.S. Army Band, passed the rest of the day quietly.

In Chicago, Admiral of the Fleet William F. Halsey set style-minded citizens agoggle by firing his port & starboard guns and running up all his flags at once.

Also in Chicago, Texas' General Jonathan Wainwright (ret.) simultaneously denied that he knew of any draft-Wainwright-for-the-Senate movement and...

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