Sport: Chicago Horse Show

President Coolidge pressed a button in the White House. No secretary or stenographer entered; no uniformed blackamoor thrust his head around a screen, but far away in Chicago a gong rang; the lights in the huge amphitheatre of the Chicago Riding Club flashed on; a fine brass band assisted by a $50,000 organ struck up successively the national anthems of Belgium, France, England, the U. S., while a mighty shout arose from the crowd. National Horse Show had begun.

President Coolidge, in the White House, sat down to pass a pleasant evening with a...

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