THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Oct. 8, 1928

To President Coolidge in august array came nine portents of the beginning of another season of Government—Mr. Chief Justice Taft and his eight associates of the Supreme Court—to pay respects before sitting at the Capitol (see col. 3).

Came also, during the week, Secretary of State Frank Billings Kellogg, carrier of a grave governmental affair already begun—the U. S. reply to Britain and France about their new "secret" naval understanding. President Coolidge gave his approval and soon there was a great clicking of cable instruments as the Note, although it was soon to be made public (see p. 16), was gravely...