1913 – June Footnoes

[1] Between Two Thieves [Dehan, Richard [pseudo. of Clotilde Graves]] – published 1912.

[2] Clifford Frank “Cliff” Hess – Irving Berlin’s long-time assistant.

[3] Irving Berlin (1888 – 1989) was an American composer and lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history. His music forms a great part of the Great American Songbook.

[4] Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841 – 1935) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932, and as Acting Chief Justice of the United States in January–February 1930. Noted for his long service, concise and pithy opinions, and deference to the decisions of elected legislatures, he is one of the most widely cited United States Supreme Court justices in history.

[5] Cyrus Hall McCormick Jr. (1859 – 1936) was an American businessman. He was president of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company from 1884 to 1902. His father was American inventor and businessman, Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809 – 1884). He originally founded the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, which later became part of the International Harvester Company in 1902.

[6] The Goring Hotel was opened by Otto Richard Goring on 2 March 1910 and professed to be the first hotel in the world in which every room had a private bathroom and central heating. It is located in SW1 near Buckingham Palace.

[7] The Ranelagh Club was a polo club located at Barn Elms in south west London, England. It was founded in 1878, as a split-off from the Hurlingham Club and by 1894 was the largest polo club in the world. The club had approximately 3000 members in 1913, including many prominent military figures and members of different royal families.

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