William Seligman speech at 82

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William Seligman speech at 82 - TRIBUTE TO THE PRESIDENT W Seligman Dean of...
TRIBUTE TO THE PRESIDENT W Seligman Dean of American Chamber of Commerce of Paris Praises Roosevelt At the annual meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce at Paris and the banquet that followed the business meeting William Seligman the senior member of the chamber who is 82 years of age during his address referred to President Roosevelt in the following words The late Presidential election has shown that Mr Roosevelt is one of he most Is not the most pooular President that has ever been elected In the United States Moreover his popularity is not confined to the United States but has spread throughout the whole world and it can be asserted with truth that he is the most popular man In civilization and he Is likewise oae of the first and great est philanthropists of our age Regard - nis tag foreign policy President Roose velt has had the good fortune to asn ciate with foreign affairs one of the best of men and ablest of diplomats tn the person of John Hay and the good work of both In protesting against injustice and Intolerance Is gradually but surely producing a beneficial effect It Is also ct1 l known that Mr Roosevelt nt hi Cabinet are fully determined that the vitaivimeresis or our commerce and Industry shall not be in any way ln fringed1 and that In China and the Far Kaat tie door of commerce and Industry hall be kent wide ooen V With all due deference to Presidenti ttooseveit ana wiinoui in any wise calling Into question he motives of anybody in my opinion President Roosevelt has made a mistake in announcing three years too soon that he would not be President again In doing o he has somewnai aiminisnea nis lnnuence t m -

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 21 May 1905, Sun,
  3. Page 19

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