Miscellany: Jul. 7, 1930

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Silvery Rotary

King George V was toasted in water by the British delegation. Herbert Hoover sent the opening business session his benediction. Sir Henry Worth Thornton, U. S. born chairman and president of Canadian National Railways, made a speech. One day the thermometer registered 99º. Hotel rooms were at a premium. The gilded lobbies of the Stevens Hotel ("World's Largest"), haven for many a convention, were crowded with milling men and women. Funnyman Will Rogers said "Twenty thousand Rotarians walking the streets of Chicago . . . not a one has been shot...

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