National Affairs: Taft

Summering expansively at his home on Murray Bay, in Quebec, Mr. Chief Justice William Howard Taft was visited by a newsgatherer. Judicious, Mr. Chief Justice said: "Anything said regarding politics at this time would be given undue importance. So I just keep quiet.

"It looks as though everything was going well. People who are losing money in Wall Street have my deep sympathy, but there seems to be enough money to lose. That is encouraging."

He referred to his eleven grandchildren, for whom he has chucklesomely made room at Murray Bay. "The house now straggles...

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