THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Dec. 17, 1928

President & Mrs. Coolidge dined at the house of the Secretary of State & Mrs. Frank Billings Kellogg, of St. Paul. Other Minnesotans present, with their ladies, were Sumner Thomas McKnight (banker, realtor, expert on criminal pardons & paroles), John Sargent Pillsbury (flour—"Eventually. Why Not Now?"), President Donald John Cowling of Carleton College at Northfield. Also present was Dr. William Holland Wilmer, ophthalmologist.

¶ Some hours before the Kellogg dinner, the President had sent to the Senate the Kellogg-Briand multilateral treaty for the renunciation of war. He accompanied it with a dignified...