POLITICAL NOTES: Mr. Baker's Book

PROGRESS AND THE CONSTITUTION—Newton D. Baker—Scribner's ($1.25). Newton Diehl Baker has written a book in which he analyzes progress under the Constitution. The book includes three lectures before the University of Virginia Law School—Progress in Institutions, Progress in Industry, Progress in Foreign Relations. The life of civilized man in our day differs more from George Washington's than Washington's from that of Julius Caesar; Jefferson, in a desk drawer at Monticello, is said to have had the constitutions of 100 democracies—all failures: these statements preface Mr....

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