THE PRESIDENCY: Distinguished Visitors

The President of the United States last week enjoyed himself in the role of country squire at Hyde Park. He gave out one formal statement, expressing his hopes that the new Wages & Hours law would work, and that employers doing intrastate business would comply with its spirit. For the rest he drove in his car through the woodland roads of his estate, watching his trees grow, and enjoyed the squirely duty of receiving visitors. No ordinary squire, he naturally had callers of no ordinary distinction.

His most eminent caller was Ambassador to...

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