Than President Coolidge the U. S. people have seldom had a better tutor in U. S. geography. His person is the pointer, public prints are the textbook. Last week the President announced that he would spend his holidays on Sapeloe Island, off the coast of Georgia. Researches forthwith exhumed a history stretching continuously from the Mayan age to the U. S. tycoon age of today.

Sapeloe Island, eight miles by four, lies between Brunswick and Savannah, close to the marsh-fringed mainland. Originally it belonged to the Creek Indians, whose ancestors left trinkets and earthworks showing they were influenced by the...

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