Coincident with the arrival in the U. S.
of a copy of the 724-year-old Magna Charta (see p. 77), Connecticut
last week became the 48th State to ratify the 150-year-old Bill of
Rights (first ten amendments) of the U. S. Constitution. Urging the
State Senate's unanimous vote on a joint resolution, State Senator
Frank A. Murphy of Hartford expostulated: "Time marches on!"
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