THE PRESIDENCY: The White House Week: Jun. 28, 1926

The White House Week

¶ The President disapproves of compulsory military training for U. S. youths because it engenders a militaristic mental attitude; the physical benefits derived from the training are of exceptional value, he believes. He told reporters last week that the fencing and dumb-bell exercise he got at Amherst have helped him through life.

¶ The President of the U. S. and the President of Mexico exchanged tactful felicitations over a new unbroken circuit between New York and Mexico City recently completed by the Western Union Telegraph Co.


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