THE PRESIDENCY: Watson, Plank-Builder

A week ago Attorney General Daugherty, in a curtain speech, said that Mr. Harding would appear in the great political production of 1924. Shortly afterwards Senator James E. Watson of Indiana allowed himself to be heard hammering down the planks which the Presidential feet will tread during the coming drama. In comparative isolation aboard the Pioneer, Mr. Harding was apparently keeping his own counsel and making his own plans. It is understood, however, that in a nation-wide tour next summer the President will make 20 speeches—in which case he will have to...

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