"What is your title?" "I haven't one. These resources are amply sufficient to bring the war to an honorable issue. The President of the United States of necessity owes his election to office to the suffrage and zealous labors of a political party, the members of which cherish with ardor and regard as of essential importance the principles of their party organization; but he should strive to be always mindful of the fact that he serves his party best who serves the country best. Asked me why I did not join a rowing club.