MICHIGAN: Riskless Resignation

One of the best-paid Government jobs, at $18,000 per year, is that of U. S. High Commissioner to the Philippine Commonwealth. The Governor of Michigan gets a paltry $5,000 per year. Last week Frank Murphy renounced his sure $18,000 as High Commissioner to take a chance on $5,000 by running for Republican Michigan's Democratic gubernatorial nomination. He did it, explained the dynamic, redheaded, onetime Mayor of Detroit in his letter of resignation to President Roosevelt, because he believed that ''continuance of your leadership and the success of the Democratic Party in...

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