Mr. Sargent

John Garibaldi Sargent,* 64, six feet three, about 225 Ibs. in weight (he has been nearer 300 Ibs., but recently has been ill), low-collared, with stormy gray hair and a wrinkly weather-beaten face, was turned into an Attorney General almost before the country knew it.

One morning last week, the President called him by long distance and asked: "Will you be Attorney General ?" "I will," answered Mr. Sargent. That afternoon, the Senate confirmed him. The next afternoon, he had taken office and was at his desk in Washington....

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