She Never Dreamed He’d Be President, Hostess of Young Jack Kennedy on Edgartown Visit Declares
William Roberts
“I never dreamed that boy would be President,” Mrs. Norah Fuller said on Saturday. And probably he didn’t either. She was recalling the time when “President Kennedy slept here” in her Main street, Edgartown, home.
 
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The President, Jackie and Caroline Drop Over from the Cape to Chappy
Vineyard Gazette
President Kennedy, Mrs. Kennedy and Caroline dropped over from Hyannisport Sunday afternoon for an interlude of informal recreation afloat and in the water of Edgartown harbor off the Chappaquiddick beach. Thus came true both the wish and the prediction uttered so often on the Vineyard this summer that the President would surely appear - though the manner of his coming was a complete surprise.
 
The President’s party arrived in the now-famous Marlin, picked up the J.P. Marquands, whose summer home is on Chappaquiddick, and anchored in everyday fashion off the beach.
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Campaign Is Launched: Nearly 200, But None of President’s Clan, Attend Silva Affair
Vineyard Gazette
Although old hat in many localities, the political fund raising event for local office is a rarity on the Island, and nearly two hundred people attended the one held by Foster L. Silva on Labor Day at Chappaquiddick Beach Club.
 
The buffet dinner was held “in honor of the President of the United States” and to raise money for Mr. Silva’s campaign to seek the Democratic nomination for the county’s Representative in the General Court.
 
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President Visit Still Possibility
Vineyard Gazette
He is scheduled to Visit the Cape This Weekend
 
The possibility of President Kennedy’s attending the dinner being given in his honor at the Chappaquiddick Beach Club Labor Day was still left open last night.
 
Foster L.
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President Nearby: Roosevelt’s Yacht Anchors in Tarpaulin Cove
Vineyard Gazette
While mainland newspapers and radio scouts hunted in vain, to use their own expressions, for President Roosevelt, on Tuesday and Tuesday night, the Chief Executive was lying snugly and quietly aboard the Potomac, anchored in Tarpaulin Cove.
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Planes Catapulted From Nearby Warships
Vineyard Gazette
Menemsha residents rubbed their eyes in amazement yesterday afternoon when six warships loomed up on the horizon shortly after noon, approached to within a mile of the beach and anchored. It was learned that among them were the cruisers Augusta and Tuscaloosa, the destroyers Samson and Winslow and two other unidentified destroyers. A fifth appeared about an hour later and joined the others.
 
A few minutes after they had anchored, looking ominous and businesslike in battle gray, five planes were catapulted from the decks of the cruisers.
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Seagoing President Spends Night Here
Vineyard Gazette
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the nation’s first real seagoing chief executive, made port at Edgartown Sunday afternoon in the midst of the nor’west squall, and lay there at anchor until the following morning when he got under way for Nantucket. The visit was entirely impromptu weather conditions making it highly practical that he seek shelter, and the president did not himself land, although invitations to remain overnight ashore were extended to him. But his son James landed and made the acquaintance of the town, exchanging friendly remarks with various persons he met.
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Governor on the Vineyard Next Sunday
Vineyard Gazette

The Governor of the Commonwealth, Hon. Calvin Coolidge, will be the guest of the Martha’s Vineyard Camp-meeting Association next Sunday, Aug. 24, and will speak at the Tabernacle service at 10.30 a.m.

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Governor Visits the Town and Presents Shield of Honor
Vineyard Gazette

Saturday last was a big day in the annals of Martha’s Vineyard when Governor McCall, in the presence of a gathering of many hundreds of citizens of this and other States, presented to the town of Gay Head the Shield of Honor, which has been well-styled “the most coveted of New England’s patriotic honors.”

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The President, Jackie and Caroline Drop Over from the Cape to Chappy; Jackie Water Skies
Vineyard Gazette
President Kennedy, Mrs. Kennedy and Caroline dropped over from Hyannisport Sunday afternoon for an interlude of informal recreation afloat and in the water of Edgartown harbor off the Chappaquiddick beach. Thus came true both the wish and the prediction uttered so often on the Vineyard this summer that the President would surely appear - though the manner of his coming was a complete surprise.
 
The President’s party arrived in the now-famous Marlin, picked up the J.P. Marquands, whose summer home is on Chappaquiddick, and anchored in everyday fashion off the beach.
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