LABOR: Sword's Other Edge

Organized Labor was not so vociferous against the appointment of Charles Evans Hughes to the Supreme Court as it was against John Johnston Parker (TIME, May 12). But those who did cry out against Mr. Hughes said they feared him as a prime representative of Vested Property, old antagonist of Labor. Notable, therefore, was a Supreme Court decision last week, written by Chief Justice Hughes and unanimously approved by his liberal as well as his conservative colleagues, in which one of Vested Property's greatest swords was shown to have two edges, to...

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