THE CABINET: Iron Puddler, Moose


A diplomat and his wife (be they from Siam or Switzerland) found Washington a handshaking city on New Year's Day. Having celebrated the end of 1926 according to their tastes, they arose at 9:45 a.m., snatched a cup of coffee and hurried to the White House to be in line for the President and Mrs. Coolidge at 11. Then they went to the lavish Pan-American Building to have a diplomatic buffet breakfast with the Secretary of State and Mrs. Kellogg. As they smoked Mr. Kellogg's cigarets and watched the Aztec fountain play,...

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