POLITICAL NOTE: Hall Ousted

Federal District Attorneys, appointed by the President for four-year terms, are usually reappointed if they discharge their duties satisfactorily. Last week, in California, two district attorneys' terms expired and both were replaced. One was San Francisco's Henry H. McPike for whose job the President nominated a San Francisco Democratic leader, Frank J. Hennessy. The other was Los Angeles' Pierson M. Hall, for whose job the President named San Bernardino's Benjamin Harrison. The San Francisco appointment, which had been more or less expected, caused no comment. The Los Angeles appointment caused a...

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