National Affairs: Rewards

Opposition to a President may be a friendly thing, productive of large and pleasant rewards. Such a reward last week came to Representative Finis James Garrett of Tennessee, onetime printer, editor, teacher, lawyer, and now leader of the Democracy in the House. President Coolidge appointed him to the U. S. Court of Customs Appeals. Mr. Garrett had reached up for a Senate rung in the Tennessee political ladder last year, missed his grip.

For minority leader Mr. Garrett is young, comparatively. Of his 53 years, 24 have been spent in the House, in laborious...

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