TERRITORIES: Poindexter in Paradise

During the Hundred Day Session last spring few pieces of legislation requested by President Roosevelt were denied him by a docile Congress. One was a bill authorizing him to name a nonresident as Governor of Hawaii. The measure squeaked through the House but the Senate let it die as the result of cries of outrage from the insular Democracy.

Having left Republican Governor Lawrence McCully Judd on the job ten months longer than he had a right to expect, President Roosevelt last week named Democrat Joseph Boyd Poindexter of Honolulu as his...

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