Political gossips last week chuckled gleefully over a new story. It was the kind of story which probably lacked literal truth but even as a fable it by no means outraged the general fitness of things. The story:
Philip James Roosevelt, first cousin once removed of the late T. R., partner of the venerable investment firm of Roosevelt & Son, lately wrote to his distant cousin Franklin D., saying:
Dear Cousin Franklin:
As you know I am trustee of the estate left you by your father. It is very difficult to invest money safely in these...