National Affairs: Picked

The President sent to the Senate the nomination of Attorney General Harlan F. Stone to be a Justice of the Supreme Court, succeeding Mr, Associate Justice McKenna, resigned (TIME, Jan. 12). When it was apparent that the Senate probably would confirm the appointment of Mr. Stone, the President followed it with the nomination of Charles Beecher Warren of Michigan to be Attorney General.

Mr. Warren was called to Washington in advance of the nomination and therefore a hint of it leaked out. The Michigan delegation in Congress, headed by Senator Couzens, began to make...

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