JUDICIARY: Cornerstone

Overalled workmen put down their tools and the clang of machinery was briefly hushed one grey morning last week as a distinguished throng in top hats and cutaways congregated about an unfinished mass of steel and stone east of the Capitol Plaza. Close to the rising marble wall of the skeletal building stood a temporary platform up to which President Hoover marched. He removed his silk hat. The throng did likewise. Behind the President came Chief Justice Hughes and seven associate justices of the Supreme Court, all in black robes, five in...

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