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all Republicans.

When Smith came back two years after that, he at once appointed me to the Industrial Board. I began on the job when it was an Industrial Commission where executive, judicial and legislative powers were all in the same body, and I came back to it before the reforms we started were accomplished and when its form was somewhat different. There I was a member of the Board in the reorganized scheme of things. At that time Shientag became the Industrial Commissioner. Thus the two periods are run together in my mind.

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