NOTES: Crane

At Dalton, Mass., a tablet was last week unveiled "To W. MURRAY CRANE, 1853-1920," one of the great figures in Republican politics in the decade before the War. He was Governor of Massachusetts from 1900 to 1903, and U. S. Senator from 1904 to 1913. He was a staunch party man, although he did not hesitate to oppose his colleagues on occasion, as for example when he supported the League of Nations after the War, opposing his erstwhile colleague, Senator Lodge.

William Howard Taft,*who spoke at the ceremony, declared: "Murray Crane and I were intimate friends. I cherish his memory...

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