Attorney General Stone selected a new assistant. He wanted a man to succeed Earl J. Davis, of Michigan, who resigned as Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division.

As a successor to Mr. Davis, Attorney General Stone chose "Wild Bill" Donovan, a man who was a pupil of his 20 years ago, when the Attorney General was a professor in the Columbia Law School. Colonel William J. Donovan, a Buffalo man, was U. S. Attorney in the Western District of New York until his appointment. He is now only 41. During...

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