National Affairs: Tycoons

Last week. Charles Hayden, affable, playful, cultured and immensely able head of an immensely potent firm of private bankers, Hayden, Stone & Co.; Charles Hayden, keen bridge player and a director of probably more famed companies than any other financier, took an immensely important command in the Republican political army. He agreed to collect the money from New York State, from which most of the money must come. Mr. Hayden did not apologize; he was proud to serve. Mr. Hayden did not resign anything; no one even remotely hinted that he should. He had just as much right as any truck...